DOUGLAS DC-8-70

Aircraft
Name: 
DC-8-70
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-8-70
MCDONNELL DOUGLAS DC-8-70

DC87

DC-8-71 similar to -61, DC-8-72 to -62 and DC-8-73 to 63. Today mostly used as freighter. Series-72: Wing span: 45,2m Lenght: 48,0m. Series-73: Wing span: 45,2m Lenght: 57,1m. The DC87 is member of the DC-8 family of aircraft.

Technical Data
Wing span: 
45.20 m
Length: 
57.10 m
Height: 
13.10 m
Powerplant: 

4 x CFM 56-2C5 (97.9 kN) turbofans.

Engine Model: 
CFM International CFM56
Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2: 
160 kts
Distance: 
3050 m
MTOW: 
162025 kg
Initial Climb (to 5000 ft)
IAS: 
190 kts
ROC: 
2200 ft/min
Initial Climb (to FL150)
IAS: 
290 kts
ROC: 
1500
Initial Climb (to FL240)
IAS: 
290 kts
ROC: 
1200 ft/min
MACH Climb
MACH: 
0.78
ROC: 
1000 ft/min
Cruise
TAS: 
460 kts
MACH: 
0.80
Ceiling: 
410
Range: 
4830 NM
Initial Descent (to FL240)
MACH: 
0.80
ROD: 
1000 ft/min
Descent (to FL100)
IAS: 
290 kts
ROD: 
2500 ft/min
Descent (FL100 & below)
IAS: 
n/a
MCS: 
210 kts
ROD: 
n/a
Approach
Vapp (IAS): 
145 kts
Distance: 
2000 m

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