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
BOEING MD-87
MCDONNELL DOUGLAS 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: 
32.87 m
Length: 
39.75 m
Height: 
9.25 m
Powerplant: 

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

Engine Model: 
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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