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McDonnell Douglas / Boeing MD-11 Intermediate Range Passenger Airliner

FinnAir became the first operator of the McDonnell Douglas MD-11 airliner series when it introduced the type in December of 1990.

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McDonnell Douglas / Boeing MD-11 Technical Specifications

Service Year: 1990
Type: Intermediate Range Passenger Airliner
National Origin: United States
Manufacturer(s): McDonnell Douglas / Boeing - USA
Production Total: 200

Structural (Crew Space, Dimensions and Weights)

Operating Crew (Typical): 10
Overall Length: 200.89 feet (61.23 meters)
Overall Width: 169.49 feet (51.66 meters)
Overall Height: 57.74 feet (17.60 meters)

Weight (Empty): 283,975 lb (128,809 kg)
Weight (MTOW): 630,522 lb (286,000 kg)

Installed Power and Standard Day Performance

Propulsion: 3 x Pratt & Whitney PW4460 developing 60,000lb OR Pratt & Whitney PW4462 developing 62,000lb OR General Electric CF6-80C2D1F developing 61,500lb.

Maximum Speed: 587 mph (945 kph; 510 knots)
Maximum Range: 7,863 miles (12,655 km)
Service Ceiling: 45,000 feet (13,716 meters; 8.52 miles)

Armament / Mission Payload


Global Operators / Customers

Belgium; Brazil; Colombia; China; Ethiopia; Ghana; Germany; Indonesia; Ireland; Italy; Israel; Japan; Malaysia, Namibia; Philippines; Saudi Arabia; South Korea; Switzerland; Taiwan; Thailand; United Kingdom; United States

Model Variants (Including Prototypes)

MD-11 - Base Series Designation; dedicated base passenger model
MD-11CF - Convertible Freighter Model
MD-11F - Dedicated Freighter Model
MD-11C - Combination Passenger / Freighter Model
MD-11ER - Extended Range Model