DC86

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 (metric)
43.40 m
Length (metric)
57.10 m
Height (metric)
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(s)
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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