MD-81

Aircraft type

Data given for the McDonnell-Douglas MD-81 in basic configuration.

Manufacturer McDonnell-Douglas
Aircraft family Airplane
Engine type Turbofan
Engine count 2
ICAO code MD81

Technical specifications

Dimensions
Fuselage height
3.61 m
11.84 ft
Fuselage width
3.35 m
10.99 ft
Height
9 m
29.53 ft
Length
45.02 m
147.7 ft
Wing area
112.3 m²
1,208.8 sq ft
Wingspan
32.85 m
107.78 ft
Fuel
Fuel capacity
22,129 l
5,850 us gal
Speed limits
Mle
0.7
Mlo
0.7
Mmo
0.84
Vle
300 kt
556 km/h / 345 mph
Vlo
250 kt
463 km/h / 288 mph
Vmo
340 kt
630 km/h / 391 mph
Weight limits
MLW
58,061 kg
128,000 lb
MTOW
63,504 kg
140,000 lb
MTW
63,958 kg
141,000 lb
MZFW
53,525 kg
118,000 lb
OEW
35,530 kg
78,330 lb

Aircraft models

Engine models

Manufacturer Name Cont. T/O
Pratt & Whitney JT8D-209 71.17 kN 85.63 kN
Pratt & Whitney JT8D-217 80.07 kN 97.75 kN
Pratt & Whitney JT8D-217A 80.07 kN 97.75 kN
Pratt & Whitney JT8D-217C 80.07 kN 97.75 kN
Pratt & Whitney JT8D-219 84.07 kN 96.53 kN