DC-9 Family

Family of short to medium range airliners in service since 1965. Built in these versions:

  • DC-9-10 initial type (wing span 27,25m length 31,82m MTOW 41,177kg)
  • DC-9-30 stretched version with more powerful engines.
  • DC-9-20 (wing span 28,5m length 31,82m MTOW 44492kg) combines fuselage of DC-9-10 with engines of DC-9-30.

The DC-9-80 (DC-9 Super 80), later redesignated MD-80, launched the family of commercial jet airliners with McDonnell Douglas "MD" designation. More details on following modifications of DC-9 family:

Aircraft Family Members

ICAO Type Designator Name Length (m)
DOUGLAS DC-9-10 DOUGLAS DC-9-10 31.82 m
DOUGLAS DC-9-20 DOUGLAS DC-9-20 31.82 m
DOUGLAS DC-9-30 DOUGLAS DC-9-30 36.37 m
DOUGLAS DC-9-40 DOUGLAS DC-9-40 38.28 m
DOUGLAS DC-9-50 DOUGLAS DC-9-50 40.70 m

Specification

Aircraft Length Wing span Engines Range MTOW
DC91 31.82 m 27.25 m

2 x Pratt & Whitney JT8D-5 or -7 (62.3 kN) thrust each.

1265 NM 41100 kg
DC92 31.82 m 27.25 m

2 x Pratt & Whitney JT8D-11 (66.7 kN) thrust each.

1605 NM 44500 kg
DC93 36.37 m 28.47 m

10: 2 x P&W JT8D-7 (2 x 54,5 kN) turbofans or
20/30: 2 x P&W JT8D-9 (64,5 kN) or
2 x P&W JT8D-15 (66,7 kN) turbofans.

1500 NM 49940 kg
DC94 38.28 m 28.47 m

2 x Pratt & Whitney JT8D-7, -9, -11 or -15 (68.9 kN) thrust each.

1265 NM 54885 kg
DC95 40.70 m 28.50 m

40: 2 x P&W JT9D-15 (64,5 kN) or
50: 2 x P&W JT9D-17 (71,2 kN) turbofans.

1500 NM 54934 kg
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