MCDONNELL DOUGLAS MD-11

Aircraft
Name: 
MD-11
Manufacturer: 
Body: 
Wide
Wing: 
Fixed Wing
Position: 
Low wing
Tail: 
Regular tail, mid set
WTC
H
APC
D
Type Code: 
L3J
RFF Category: 
9
Engine: 
Jet
Engine Count: 
Multi
Position: 
Underwing mounted and fin-integrated
Landing gear: 
Tricycle retractable
Manufacturered as
BOEING MD-11
MCDONNELL DOUGLAS MD-11

MD11

Long range, wide-body airliner. In service since 1990. Modernised, slightly stretched and re-engined development of DC-10 Tri-jet, with winglets and advanced EFIS flightdeck. Some models were built:

  • MD-11ER for extended range,
  • MD-11F freighter and
  • MD-11 combi freighter/airliner.

Production taken over by BOEING in 1998. Last delivery in 2001.

Technical Data
Wing span: 
51.70 m
Length: 
61.20 m
Height: 
17.60 m
Powerplant: 

3 x GE CF6-80C2 (274 kN) or

Engine Model: 
General Electric CF6, Pratt & Whitney PW4000
Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2: 
160 kts
Distance: 
3100 m
MTOW: 
273300 kg
Initial Climb (to 5000 ft)
IAS: 
190 kts
ROC: 
2000 ft/min
Initial Climb (to FL150)
IAS: 
300 kts
ROC: 
2200
Initial Climb (to FL240)
IAS: 
300 kts
ROC: 
1800 ft/min
MACH Climb
MACH: 
0.80
ROC: 
1000 ft/min
Cruise
TAS: 
500 kts
MACH: 
0.83
Ceiling: 
410
Range: 
7100 NM
Initial Descent (to FL240)
MACH: 
0.83
ROD: 
1000 ft/min
Descent (to FL100)
IAS: 
300 kts
ROD: 
3000 ft/min
Descent (FL100 & below)
IAS: 
250 kts
MCS: 
240 kts
ROD: 
1500 ft/min
Approach
Vapp (IAS): 
150 kts
Distance: 
2100 m

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