MD87

MCDONNELL DOUGLAS MD-87

Aircraft
Name
MD-87
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 MD-87
BOEING MD-87

MD87

In January 1985 McDonnell Douglas announced that it was to produce a shorter fuselage MD-80 series development aircraft, designated the MD-87, which would seat between 109 and 130 passengers depending upon configuration.

Technical Data
Wing span (metric)
32.87 m
Length (metric)
39.75 m
Height (metric)
9.25 m
Powerplant

2 x P&W JT8D-217C (88,96 kN) turbofans.

Engine Model(s)
Pratt & Whitney JT8D
Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2
140 kts
Distance
1850 m
MTOW
67800 kg
Initial Climb (to 5000 ft)
IAS
170 kts
ROC
3000 ft/min
Initial Climb (to FL150)
IAS
290 kts
ROC
2700
Initial Climb (to FL240)
IAS
290 kts
ROC
2500 ft/min
MACH Climb
MACH
0.74
ROC
1000 ft/min
Cruise
TAS
440 kts
MACH
0.76
Ceiling
370
Range
2500 NM
Initial Descent (to FL240)
MACH
0.76
ROD
1000 ft/min
Descent (to FL100)
IAS
290 kts
ROD
3000 ft/min
Descent (FL100 & below)
IAS
n/a
MCS
210 kts
ROD
n/a
Approach
Vapp (IAS)
140 kts
Distance
1430 m

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