McDonnell Douglas MD-80
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This includes the following variants: MD-80, MD-83
The McDonnell Douglas MD-80 series are twin-engine, medium-range, single-aisle commercial jet airliners. The MD-80 aircraft were lengthened and updated from the DC-9. The MD-80 series can seat from 130 up to 172 passengers depending on variant and seating arrangement.
The MD-80 series was introduced commercially in October 1980 by Swissair. The MD-80 series was followed into service in modified form by the MD-90 in 1995 and the MD-95/Boeing 717 in 1999.
Currently only one variant is modeled in FlightGear:
- MD-83 (DC-9-83): long-range version with 21,000 lb thrust JT8D-219 engines.
- No 3D cockpit
- Model description in Adams hangar