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McDonnell Douglas DC-9 "1965"

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McDonnell Douglas DC-9 "1965"

Role Narrow-body jet airliner
Manufacturer Douglas Aircraft Company
McDonnell Douglas
First flight February 25, 1965
Introduction December 8, 1965, with Delta Air Lines
Status In limited service
Primary users USA Jet Airlines
Aeronaves TSM / Northwest Airlines (historical) Delta Air Lines (historical)
Produced 1965–1982
Number built 976
Variants McDonnell Douglas C-9
Developed into McDonnell Douglas MD-80
McDonnell Douglas MD-90 Boeing 717

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The McDonnell Douglas DC-9 (initially the Douglas DC-9) is a single-aisle airliner designed by the Douglas Aircraft Company.

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DC-9 Narrow-body

The McDonnell Douglas DC-9 (initially the Douglas DC-9) is a single-aisle airliner designed by the Douglas Aircraft Company. After introducing its heavy DC-8 in 1959, Douglas approved the smaller, all-new DC-9 for shorter flights on April 8, 1963. The DC-9-10 first flew on February 25, 1965 and gained its type certificate on November 23, to enter service with Delta Air Lines on December 8. With five seats across in economy, it had two rear-mounted Pratt & Whitney JT8D turbofans under a T-tail for a cleaner wing, a two-person flight deck and built-in airstairs.

Operational use

 

During the 1950s Douglas Aircraft studied a short- to medium-range airliner to complement their higher capacity, long range DC-8. (DC stands for Douglas Commercial.)[1] A medium-range four-engine Model 2067 was studied but it did not receive enough interest from airlines and it was abandoned. In 1960, Douglas signed a two-year contract with Sud Aviation for technical cooperation. Douglas would market and support the Sud Aviation Caravelle and produce a licensed version if airlines ordered large numbers. None were ordered and Douglas returned to its design studies after the cooperation deal expired

A total of 30 DC-9 aircraft (all variants) were in commercial service as of July 2018. Operators include Aeronaves TSM (8), USA Jet Airlines (6), Everts Air Cargo (4), Ameristar Charters (4) and other operators with fewer aircraft.[20][21]

Delta Air Lines, since acquiring Northwest Airlines, has operated a fleet of DC-9 aircraft, most over 30 years old

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Douglas DC-9 Narrow-body (1965)

The McDonnell Douglas DC-9 (initially the Douglas DC-9) is a single-aisle airliner designed by the Douglas Aircraft Company. After introducing its heavy DC-8 in 1959, Douglas approved the smaller, all-new DC-9 for shorter flights on April 8, 1963. The DC-9-10 first flew on February 25, 1965 and gained its type certificate on November 23, to enter service with Delta Air Lines on December 8. With five seats across in economy, it had two rear-mounted Pratt & Whitney JT8D turbofans under a T-tail for a cleaner wing, a two-person flight deck and built-in airstairs.

Specifications

Dimensions
10 – Wing span 27.25m (89ft 5in), length 31.82m (104ft 5in), height 8.38m (27ft 6in). Wing area 86.8m2 (934sq ft). 30 – Same except for length 36.37m (119ft 4in), wing span 28.47m (93ft 5in). Wing area 93.0m2 (1000.7sq ft).
Capacity
Flightcrew of two. 10 – Seating for 80 in a single class at five abreast and 86cm (34in) pitch. Max seating for 90. 30 – Max seating for 115 in a single class, five abreast and 81cm (32in) pitch, standard single class seating for 105. 30CF – can carry over eight cargo pallets. 
Powerplants
Two 54.5kN (12,250lb) Pratt & Whitney JT8D-5 turbofans. 
Performance
10 – Max cruising speed 903km/h (488kt), economical cruising speed 885km/h (478kt). Range with max payload 1055km (570nm). 30 – Max cruising speed 907km/h (490kt), long range cruise 798km/h (430kt). 

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The DC-9 was followed by the MD-80 series in 1980, a lengthened DC-9-50 with a larger wing and a higher MTOW. This was further developed into the MD-90 in the early 1990s, as the body was stretched again, with V2500 high-bypass turbofans and an updated flight deck added. The shorter, final version, the MD-95, was renamed the Boeing 717 after McDonnell Douglas's merger with Boeing in 1997, powered by Rolls-Royce BR715 engines.

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