MCDONNELL DOUGLAS MD-10

Aircraft
Name: 
MD-10
Manufacturer: 
Body: 
Narrow
Wing: 
Fixed Wing
Position: 
Low wing
Tail: 
Regular tail, mid set
WTC
H
APC
D
Type Code: 
L3J
RFF Category: 
8
Engine: 
Jet
Engine Count: 
Multi
Position: 
Underwing mounted and fin-integrated
Landing gear: 
Tricycle retractable

MD10

Very major DC-10 conversion fitted with a two-crew MD-11 flight deck and with MD-11 landing gear, tyres and brakes. MD-10-10F and the MD-10-30F.

The MD-10 is retrofit cockpit upgrade to the DC-10 and a re-designation to MD-10. The upgrade included an Advanced Common Flightdeck (ACF) used on the MD-11. The new cockpit eliminated the need for the flight engineer position and allowed common type rating with the MD-11. The MD-10 conversion now falls under the Boeing Converted Freighter (BCF) program where Boeing's international affiliate companies perform the conversions.

The MTOM of aircraft converted through the MD-10 program increases as follows:

  • DC-10 Series 10: 202,304 kg with a payload of 65,091 kg for a non-stop range of approximately 2,000 nm;
  • DC-10 Series 30: 263,086 kg with a payload of 81,720 kg for a non-stop range of approximately 3,700 nm.
Technical Data
Wing span: 
50.40 m
Length: 
55.00 m
Height: 
17.70 m
Powerplant: 

10: 3 x GE CF6-6D (178 kN) or 3 x GE CF6-6D1 (182,4 kN) turbofans.

Engine Model: 
General Electric CF6
Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2: 
n/a
Distance: 
n/a
MTOW: 
202304 kg
Initial Climb (to 5000 ft)
IAS: 
n/a
ROC: 
n/a
Initial Climb (to FL150)
IAS: 
n/a
ROC: 
n/a
Initial Climb (to FL240)
IAS: 
n/a
ROC: 
n/a
MACH Climb
MACH: 
n/a
ROC: 
n/a
Cruise
TAS: 
n/a
MACH: 
n/a
Ceiling: 
n/a
Range: 
2000 NM
Initial Descent (to FL240)
MACH: 
n/a
ROD: 
n/a
Descent (to FL100)
IAS: 
n/a
ROD: 
n/a
Descent (FL100 & below)
IAS: 
n/a
MCS: 
n/a
ROD: 
n/a
Approach
Vapp (IAS): 
n/a
Distance: 
n/a

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