McDonnell Douglas C-9 Nightingale

ICAO aircraft code DC9
Manufacturer McDonnell Douglas
Country United States
New price USD 5.2 million (1972)

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McDonnell Douglas C-9 Nightingale Specifications

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ICAO aircraft code
McDonnell Douglas
1968 - 1982
United States
New purchase price
USD 5.2 million (1972)

Aircraft performance

2x Pratt & Whitney JT8D-9
14,500 pound-force
Max Cruise Speed:
500 Kts
926 Km/h
Approach Speed (Vref):
127 Kts
Travel range:
1,739 Nm
3,221 Kilometers
Service Ceiling:
37,000 feet
Rate of Climb:
3000 feet / minute
15.24meter / second
Take Off Distance:
2100 meter - 6,889.68 feet
Landing Distance:
1500 meter - 4,921.20 feet

Weight & dimensions

Max Take Off Weight:
50,000 Kg
110,230 lbs
Max Landing Weight:
44,906 Kg
99,000 lbs
Max Payload:
13,674 Kg
30,146 lbs
Fuel Tank Capacity:
3,679 gallon
13,926 liter
Baggage Volume:
25.3 m3 / 893 ft3

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