MCDONNELL DOUGLAS DC-10

Aircraft
Name: 
DC-10
Manufacturer: 
Body: 
Narrow
Wing: 
Fixed Wing
Position: 
Low wing
Tail: 
Regular tail, mid set
WTC
H
APC
C
Type Code: 
L3J
RFF Category: 
8
Engine: 
Jet
Engine Count: 
Multi
Position: 
Underwing mounted and fin-integrated
Landing gear: 
Tricycle retractable
Manufacturered as
BOEING MD-10
MCDONNELL DOUGLAS DC-10
MCDONNELL DOUGLAS Extender
MCDONNELL DOUGLAS KC-10 Extender
MCDONNELL DOUGLAS KDC-10
MCDONNELL DOUGLAS MD-10

DC10

Long range airliner/freighter. In service since 1971. Tri jet development with the similar L-1001 TriStar. More powerful versions DC-10-30 and DC-10-40. Freighter version DC-10F, most common version today. KC-10 military tanker development. BOEING started a DC-10 modification program with MD-11 (two crew) cockpit. Production ceased 1989.

Technical Data
Wing span: 
50.40 m
Length: 
55.00 m
Height: 
17.70 m
Powerplant: 

10: 3 x GE CF6-6D (178 kN) or 3 x GE CF6-6D1 (182,4 kN) turbofans.

Engine Model: 
General Electric CF6, Pratt & Whitney JT9D
Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2: 
150 kts
Distance: 
3000 m
MTOW: 
259459 kg
Initial Climb (to 5000 ft)
IAS: 
180 kts
ROC: 
2000 ft/min
Initial Climb (to FL150)
IAS: 
290 kts
ROC: 
1500
Initial Climb (to FL240)
IAS: 
290 kts
ROC: 
1000 ft/min
MACH Climb
MACH: 
0.80
ROC: 
1000 ft/min
Cruise
TAS: 
510 kts
MACH: 
0.82
Ceiling: 
410
Range: 
6220 NM
Initial Descent (to FL240)
MACH: 
0.81
ROD: 
1000 ft/min
Descent (to FL100)
IAS: 
300 kts
ROD: 
1500 ft/min
Descent (FL100 & below)
IAS: 
n/a
MCS: 
230 kts
ROD: 
n/a
Approach
Vapp (IAS): 
149 kts
Distance: 
1800 m

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