DC95

DOUGLAS DC-9-50

Aircraft
Name
DC-9-50
Manufacturer
Body
Narrow
Wing
Fixed Wing
Position
Low wing
Tail
T-tail
WTC
M
APC
C
Type Code
L2J
RFF Category
7
Engine
Jet
Engine Count
Multi
Position
Both sides of rear fuselage
Landing gear
Tricycle retractable
Manufacturered as
MCDONNELL DOUGLAS DC-9-50
DOUGLAS DC-9-50

DC95

Short to medium range airliner. In service since 1975 (-40 since 1968). Stretched developments of DC-9-30DC-9-40 and DC-9-50 are the largest members of the DC-9 family. Approx. 70 aircraft of the -40 and 90 of the -50 remain in service in 1999. The last DC9 was delivered in 1982. The DC95 is member of the DC-9 family of aircraft.

Technical Data
Wing span (metric)
28.50 m
Length (metric)
40.70 m
Height (metric)
8.53 m
Powerplant

40: 2 x P&W JT9D-15 (64,5 kN) or
50: 2 x P&W JT9D-17 (71,2 kN) turbofans.

Engine Model(s)
Pratt & Whitney JT9D
Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2
140 kts
Distance
2100 m
MTOW
54934 kg
Initial Climb (to 5000 ft)
IAS
170 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
0.72
ROC
1000 ft/min
Cruise
TAS
440 kts
MACH
0.76
Ceiling
370
Range
1500 NM
Initial Descent (to FL240)
MACH
0.76
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)
130 kts
Distance
1500 m

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