McDonnell Douglas MD-90

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MD-90
McDonnell Douglas MD-90-30, Japan Airlines - JAL AN2020984.jpg
Japan Airlines MD-90-30 on final approach at Tokyo Haneda Airport
Role Narrow-body jet airliner
National origin United States
Manufacturer McDonnell Douglas
Boeing Commercial Airplanes
First flight February 22, 1993
Introduction 1995 with Delta Air Lines
Status In service
Primary users Delta Air Lines
Saudi Arabian Airlines (historical)
Japan Airlines (historical)
EVA Air (historical)
Produced 1993–2000
Number built 116
Unit cost
US$41.5–48.5 million
Developed from McDonnell Douglas MD-80
Variants McDonnell Douglas MD-94X

McDonnell Douglas MD-90 is a twin-engine, short/medium-range commercial jet airliner seating 172 passengers.

Specifications[change | change source]

MD-90[1]
2 class seats 153-158 : 12J@36" + 141/146Y@31-33"
1 class seats 163-172Y@29-33"
Cargo 1,300 cu ft (36.8 m3)
ER: 1,177 cu ft (33.3 m3)
Length 152.6 ft (46.51 m)
Fuselage height 142 in (360.7 cm)[2]
Fuselage width 131.6 in (334.3 cm)
Wing span 107.8 ft (32.86 m)
Height 30.6 ft (9.33 m)
MTOW 156,000 lb (70,760 kg)
ER: 166,000 lb (75,296 kg)
Empty weight 88,200 lb (40,007 kg)
ER: 88,400 lb (40,098 kg)[a]
Max payload 41,800 lb (18,960 kg)
ER: 43,600 lb (19,777 kg)
Fuel Capacity 39,128 lb (17,748 kg)[b]
Turbofans (2×) 25,000 lbf (111.21 kN) IAE V2525-D5[c]
VMO Mach 0.84 (506 kn; 937 km/h) at 27,240 ft (8,303 m)[3]
Cruise Mach 0.74 (427 kn; 790 km/h) at 34,777 ft (10,600 m)[4]
Ceiling 37,000 ft (11,278 m)[3]
Range, 153 pax 2,045 nmi (3,787 km)
ER: 2,237 nmi (4,143 km)[d]
Takeoff 7,000 ft (2,134 m) at 156,000 lb, ISA, SL[2]
  1. with aux fuel tank: 89,188 lb (40,455 kg)
  2. with aux fuel tank: 42,913 lb (19,465 kg)
  3. Option: 28,000 lbf (124.55 kN) V2528-D5
  4. 2,455 nmi (4,547 km) with extra 565 US gal (2,140 L) auxiliary fuel tank

References[change | change source]

  1. "MD-90" (PDF). Startup. Boeing. June 1, 2007.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "MD-90-30 airplane characteristics for airport planning" (PDF). Boeing. Oct 2002.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Type Certificate Data Sheet" (PDF). FAA. March 25, 2014.
  4. John Bailey (6 December 1989). "Douglas uses MD-80 to speed MD-90". Flight International.