McDonnell Douglas DC-8-72

ICAO aircraft code DC87
Manufacturer McDonnell Douglas
Country United States
New price USD 4.8 million (2012)

This aircraft is one of its kinds due to its unique features.

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McDonnell Douglas DC-8-72 Specifications

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General

ICAO aircraft code
DC87
Manufacturer
McDonnell Douglas
Manufactured
1969 - 1988
Country
United States
New purchase price
USD 4.8 million (2012)

Aircraft performance

Avionics:
Dual Collins VHF 21D, HF 628T-1 , TDR-94D
Engine:
4x CFM 56-2 C6
Turbofan
Power:
34,000 pound-force
Max Cruise Speed:
488 Kts
904 Km/h
Approach Speed (Vref):
145 Kts
Travel range:
9,800 Nm
18,150 Kilometers
Service Ceiling:
42,000 feet
Rate of Climb:
2200 feet / minute
11.18meter / second
Take Off Distance:
3050 meter - 10,006.44 feet
Landing Distance:
2000 meter - 6,561.60 feet

Weight & dimensions

Max Take Off Weight:
152,000 Kg
335,099 lbs
Max Landing Weight:
113,395 Kg
249,991 lbs
Max Payload:
19,000 Kg
41,887 lbs
Fuel Tank Capacity:
24,275 gallon
91,891 liter
Baggage Volume:
45.7 m3 / 1,614 ft3

Disclaimer: The information on this page may not be accurate or current. Never use it for flight planning or any other aircraft operation purposes. No warranty of fitness for any purpose is made or implied. Flight planning or any other aircraft operations should only be done using official technical information provided by the manufacture or official aviation authorities.

About the McDonnell Douglas DC-8-72

This aircraft is one of its kinds due to its unique features. Although its production ceased in 1972, it is still in use in the aviation industry. It is difficult to forget such a masterpiece completely. Due to its features, it has been put to different uses.

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