MCDONNELL DOUGLAS MD-90

Aircraft
Name: 
MD-90
Manufacturer: 
Body: 
Narrow
Wing: 
Fixed Wing
Position: 
Low wing
Tail: 
T-tail
WTC
M
APC
C
Type Code: 
L2J
Engine: 
Jet
Engine Count: 
Multi
Position: 
Both sides of rear fuselage
Landing gear: 
Tricycle retractable
Manufacturered as
BOEING MD-90
MCDONNELL DOUGLAS MD-90
SHANGHAI MD-90

MD90

Short to medium range airliner. In service since 1994. More powerful, stretched development of DC-9 family. Models:

  • MD-90-30 standard version,
  • MD-90-30T licence production by TRUNKLINERS, China, and
  • MD-90-55 optimized for extended range.

Short fuselage development MD-95, renamed by BOEING to 717-200. MD-90-55: MTOW 78,245kg.

Technical Data
Wing span: 
32.90 m
Length: 
46.50 m
Height: 
9.30 m
Powerplant: 

Variants:

Engine Model: 
International Aero Engines V2500
Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2: 
140 kts
Distance: 
2200 m
MTOW: 
78245 kg
Initial Climb (to 5000 ft)
IAS: 
170 kts
ROC: 
3200 ft/min
Initial Climb (to FL150)
IAS: 
290 kts
ROC: 
2500
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: 
2200 NM
Initial Descent (to FL240)
MACH: 
0.76
ROD: 
1000 ft/min
Descent (to FL100)
IAS: 
290 kts
ROD: 
3500 ft/min
Descent (FL100 & below)
IAS: 
n/a
MCS: 
210 kts
ROD: 
n/a
Approach
Vapp (IAS): 
138 kts
Distance: 
1600 m

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