DOUGLAS DC-9-20

Aircraft
Name: 
DC-9-20
Manufacturer: 
Body: 
Narrow
Wing: 
Fixed Wing
Position: 
Low wing
Tail: 
T-tail
WTC
M
APC
C
Type Code: 
L2J
RFF Category: 
6
Engine: 
Jet
Engine Count: 
Multi
Position: 
Both sides of rear fuselage
Landing gear: 
Tricycle retractable
Manufacturered as
DOUGLAS DC-9-20
MCDONNELL DOUGLAS DC-9-20

DC92

Designed to satisfy a request for improved short field performance by using the more powerful engines and improved wings of the -30 combined with the shorter fuselage used in the -10. Ten Series 20 aircraft were produced, all of them Model -21. The DC92 is member of the DC-9 family of aircraft.

Technical Data
Wing span: 
27.25 m
Length: 
31.82 m
Height: 
8.38 m
Powerplant: 

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

Engine Model: 
Pratt & Whitney JT8D
Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2: 
140 kts
Distance: 
1600 m
MTOW: 
44500 kg
Initial Climb (to 5000 ft)
IAS: 
170 kts
ROC: 
2500 ft/min
Initial Climb (to FL150)
IAS: 
290 kts
ROC: 
2000
Initial Climb (to FL240)
IAS: 
290 kts
ROC: 
1500 ft/min
MACH Climb
MACH: 
0.74
ROC: 
1300 ft/min
Cruise
TAS: 
440 kts
MACH: 
0.76
Ceiling: 
370
Range: 
1605 NM
Initial Descent (to FL240)
MACH: 
0.76
ROD: 
1000 ft/min
Descent (to FL100)
IAS: 
290 kts
ROD: 
3500 ft/min
Descent (FL100 & below)
IAS: 
n/a
MCS: 
210 kts
ROD: 
n/a
Approach
Vapp (IAS): 
127 kts
Distance: 
1500 m

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