DOUGLAS DC-8-60

Aircraft
Name: 
DC-8-60
Manufacturer: 
Body: 
Narrow
Wing: 
Fixed Wing
Position: 
Low wing
Tail: 
Regular tail, mid set
WTC
H
APC
C
Type Code: 
L4J
RFF Category: 
8
Engine: 
Jet
Engine Count: 
Multi
Position: 
Underwing mounted
Landing gear: 
Tricycle retractable
Manufacturered as
DOUGLAS DC-8-60
MCDONNELL DOUGLAS DC-8-60

DC86

Long range, medium capacity airliner. In service since 1967. Stretched development of the DC-8-50 series. DC-8-61 with stretched fuselage, DC-8-62 optimized for long range operation with greater wing span. DC-8-63 combines the fuselage of -61 with the -62 wings. Production ceased in 1972. Today mostly used as charter and freighter. Series-62: Wing span: 45,2 m Length: 48,0 m MTOW: 151,900kg. Series-63: Wing span: 45,2 m Length: 57,1 m MTOW: 158,700kg. The DC86 is member of the DC-8 family of aircraft.

Technical Data
Wing span: 
43.40 m
Length: 
57.10 m
Height: 
12.90 m
Powerplant: 

61/62: 4 x P&W JT3D-3B (80.6 kN) or
63: 4 x P&W JT3D-7 (85.1 kN) turbofans.

Engine Model: 
Pratt & Whitney JT3D
Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2: 
130 kts
Distance: 
3000 m
MTOW: 
158700 kg
Initial Climb (to 5000 ft)
IAS: 
160 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: 
800 ft/min
Cruise
TAS: 
510 kts
MACH: 
0.82
Ceiling: 
410
Range: 
5500 NM
Initial Descent (to FL240)
MACH: 
0.82
ROD: 
1000 ft/min
Descent (to FL100)
IAS: 
290 kts
ROD: 
3000 ft/min
Descent (FL100 & below)
IAS: 
n/a
MCS: 
210 kts
ROD: 
n/a
Approach
Vapp (IAS): 
140 kts
Distance: 
2000 m

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