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|Position||Both sides of rear fuselage|
|Landing gear||Tricycle retractable|
Short to medium range airliner. In service since 1975 (-40 since 1968). Stretched developments of DC-9-30. DC-9-40 and DC-9-50 are the largest members of the DC-9 family. Approx. 70 aircraft of the -40 and 90 of the -50 remain in service in 1999. The last DC9 was delivered in 1982. The DC95 is member of the DC-9 family of aircraft.
|Wing span||28.5 m93.504 ft |
|Length||40.7 m133.53 ft |
|Height||8.53 m27.986 ft |
|Powerplant||40: 2 x P&W JT9D-15 (64,5 kN) or|
50: 2 x P&W JT9D-17 (71,2 kN) turbofans.
|Engine model||Pratt & Whitney JT9D|
(to 5000 ft)
|MACH Climb||Cruise||Initial Descent
|V2 (IAS)||140 kts||IAS||170 kts||IAS||290 kts||IAS||290 kts||MACH||0.72||TAS||440 kts||MACH||0.76||IAS||290 kts||IAS||kts||Vapp (IAS)||130 kts|
|Distance||2100 m||ROC||2000 ft/min||ROC||1500 ft/min||ROC||1000 ft/min||ROC||1000 ft/min||MACH||0.76||ROD||1000 ft/min||ROD||2500 ft/min||MCS||210 kts||Distance||1500 m|
Accidents & Serious Incidents involving DC95
- DC95 / C206, Toronto Canada, 2002 (On 25 August 2002, a Douglas DC9-51 being operated by North West Airlines on a scheduled passenger flight from Toronto to Minneapolis had just taken off in day VMC when a Cessna 206 being operated on a passenger charter flight from Georgian Bay to Toronto unexpectedly carried out a missed approach from another runway. And despite last minute visual avoiding action came within close airborne proximity whilst still within the airport perimeter. There were no injuries to any of the 109 occupants of the DC9 or the 4 occupants of the Cessna.)