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MCDONNELL DOUGLAS MD-90

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MD90
Aircraft
Name MD-90
Manufacturer MCDONNELL DOUGLAS
Body Narrow
Wing Fixed Wing
Position Low wing
Tail T-tail
WTC Medium
APC C
Type code L2J
Engine Jet
Engine count Multi
Position Both sides of rear fuselage
Landing gear Tricycle retractable
Mass group 4


Manufacturered as:

BOEING MD-90
MCDONNELL DOUGLAS MD-90
SHANGHAI MD-90


MCDONNELL DOUGLAS MD-90

MCDONNELL DOUGLAS MD-90 MCDONNELL DOUGLAS MD-90 3D

Description

Short to medium range airliner. In service since 1994. More powerful, stretched development of DC-9 family. Models:

  • MD-90-30 standard version,
  • MD-90-30T licence production by TRUNKLINERS, China, and
  • MD-90-55 optimized for extended range.

Short fuselage development MD-95, renamed by BOEING to 717-200. MD-90-55: MTOW 78,245kg172,500.697 lbs
78.245 tonnes
.

Technical Data

Wing span 32.9 m107.94 ft
Length 46.5 m152.559 ft
Height 9.3 m30.512 ft
Powerplant Variants:
  • 30: 2 x 111.21 kN IAE V2500-D5 turbofans.
  • 55: 2 x 124.55 kN IAE V2528 D5 turbofans.
Engine model International Aero Engines V2500

Performance Data

Take-Off Initial Climb
(to 5000 ft)
Initial Climb
(to FL150)
Initial Climb
(to FL240)
MACH Climb Cruise Initial Descent
(to FL240)
Descent
(to FL100)
Descent (FL100
& below)
Approach
V2 (IAS) 140 kts IAS 170 kts IAS 290 kts IAS 290 kts MACH 0.74 TAS 440 kts MACH 0.76 IAS 290 kts IAS kts Vapp (IAS) 138 kts
Distance 2200 m ROC 3200 ft/min ROC 2500 ft/min ROC 2500 ft/min ROC 1000 ft/min MACH 0.76 ROD 1000 ft/min ROD 3500 ft/min MCS 210 kts Distance 1600 m
MTOW 7824578,245 kg
78.245 tonnes
kg
Ceiling FL370 ROD ft/min APC C
WTC M Range 22002,200 nm
4,074,400 m
4,074.4 km
13,367,454.078 ft
NM

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving MD90

  • B744 / MD90, New Chitose Japan, 2008 (On 16 February 2008, during daylight and in poor visibility, a Boeing 747-400, operated by Japan Airlines, was holding on a taxiway next to runway 01R of New Chitose Airport, Japan. A Douglas MD-90-30 operated by the same airline landed on the same runway and was still on the runway when the B747 was cleared to line up and wait. Shortly after lineup the B747 began its takeoff roll without receiving such clearance and subsequently was instructed to abort the takeoff. The crew of the B747 successfully rejected the takeoff.)