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McDonnell Douglas MD-80 specs
Last updated: 8 August 2013
Manufacturer:McDonnell Douglas
Country: United States of America
First flight:18 October 1979
Production ended: 1999
Production total:1194
Series: DC-9-81 / MD-81: First production model of the MD-80 series
DC-9-82 / MD-82: MD-81 equipped with more powerful engines
DC-9-83 / MD-83: Longer range version of the basic MD-81/82 with higher weights, more powerful engines
DC-9-87 / MD-87: 17 ft 4 in (5.28 m) shorter than the other MD-80s
MD-88: MD-82/83 with EFIS cockpit
Propulsion:2 jet engines
Maximum number of passengers:172
Maximum take-off mass:67810 kg
ICAO Mass group:4
Design Service Objective:50000 flights
Design Service Objective:50000 flight hours
Design Service Objective:20 years

McDonnell Douglas MD-80 photo

McDonnell Douglas MD-80 file photo (photo: Aviation Safety Network archives)