McDonnell Douglas DC-9-50 BWIA West Indies 9Y-TFH Backtracking on the taxiway

     
 
  DC-9-15 DC-9-20 DC-9-30 DC-9-40 DC-9-50
Flight crew 2
Passengers
(1 class)
90 115 125 135
Length 104 ft 4 in
(31.82 m)
119 ft 3 in
(36.37 m)
125 ft 7 in
(38.28 m)
133 ft 7 in
(40.72 m)
Wingspan 89 ft 5 in
(27.25 m)
93 ft 5 in
(28.47 m)
Height 27 ft 6 in
(8.38 m)
28 ft 0 in
(8.53 m)
Wing Area 934.3 sq ft
(86.77 m)
1,000.7 sq ft
(92.97 m)
Aspect ratio 8.55:1 8.71:1
Empty weight 49020 lb
(22,235 kg)
52,880 lb
(23,880 kg)
57,190 lb
(25,940 kg)
58,670 lb
(26,612 kg)
61,880 lb
(28,068 kg)
Max takeoff
weight
90,700 lb
(41,100 kg)
98,000 lb
(44,500 kg)
108,000 lb
(49,090 kg)
114,000 lb
(51,700 kg)
121,000 lb
(54,900 kg)
Powerplants (2x) P&W JT8D-5 or -7 P&W JT8D-11 P&W JT8D-7, -9, -11, -15 or -17 P&W JT8D-9, -11, -15 or -17 P&W JT8D-15 or -17
Engine thrust 12,250 to 14,000 lbf (54.5 to 62.3 kN) 14,500 lbf (64.5 kN) 14,000 to 16,000 lbf (62.3 to 71.2 kN) 14,500 to 16,000 lbf (64.5 to 71.2 kN) 15,500 to 16,000 lbf (69 to 71.2 kN)
Max cruise
(at 25,000 ft (7,620 m))
490 kn
(564 mph,
907 km/h)
494 kn
(569 mph,
915 km/h)
490 kn
(565 mph,
907 km/h)
485 kn
(558 mph,
898 km/h)
Max range 1,590 nmi
(1,831 mi,
2,946 km)
1,605 nmi
(1,848 mi,
2,974 km)
1,670 nmi
(1,923 mi,
3,095 km)
1,555 nmi
(1,790 mi,
2,880 km)
1,795 nmi
(2,067 mi,
3,326 km)
Fuel capacity 3,700 US gallons (14,000 l) 3,679 US gallons (13,930 l) 5,038 US gallons (19,070 l)

 

 
     

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