McDonnell Douglas DC-10 Air Tanker

ICAO aircraft code DC10
Manufacturer McDonnell Douglas
Country United States
New price USD 20 million (1972)

A twin aisle turbofan-powered aircraft manufactured by McDonnell Douglas that serves as an aerial firefighting unit.

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McDonnell Douglas DC-10 Air Tanker Specifications

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General

ICAO aircraft code
DC10
Manufacturer
McDonnell Douglas
Manufactured
2006 - 2014
Country
United States
New purchase price
USD 20 million (1972)

Aircraft performance

Engine:
3x GE CF6-6D
Turbofan
Power:
40,000 pound-force
Max Cruise Speed:
473 Kts
876 Km/h
Approach Speed (Vref):
149 Kts
Travel range:
3,500 Nm
6,482 Kilometers
Service Ceiling:
42,000 feet
Rate of Climb:
2000 feet / minute
10.16meter / second
Take Off Distance:
2700 meter - 8,858.16 feet
Landing Distance:
1800 meter - 5,905.44 feet

Weight & dimensions

Max Take Off Weight:
195,045 Kg
429,996 lbs
Max Landing Weight:
182,797 Kg
402,994 lbs
Max Payload:
43,014 Kg
94,829 lbs
Fuel Tank Capacity:
21,762 gallon
82,378 liter
Baggage Volume:
45 m3 / 1,589 ft3

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About the McDonnell Douglas DC-10 Air Tanker

A twin aisle turbofan-powered aircraft manufactured by McDonnell Douglas that serves as an aerial firefighting unit. The DC-10 Air Tanker is designed with three water tanks with a total capacity of 12,000 US Gallons of fire retardant or water.

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