McDonnell Douglas MD-80

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McDonnell Douglas MD-80
octal450 hangar
The MD-80
The MD-80
Type Airliner
Configuration Low wing aircraft, Monoplane aircraft, Retractable gear aircraft, Tricycle landing gear aircraft
Propulsion Twinjet (Jet aircraft, Twin-engine aircraft)
Manufacturer McDonnell Douglas Corporation
  • Josh Davidson (Octal450)
  • Gary Neely (Buckaroo)
  • legoboyvdlp
  • chad3006
Status Advanced production
 FDM Stars-5.png
 Systems Stars-5.png
 Cockpit Stars-4.png
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Supports Checklists Canvas
 Repository The development repository of the McDonnell Douglas MD-80.
Download Download the aircraft package.
Forum 'McDonnell Douglas MD-80' topic on the FlightGear forum.

The McDonnell Douglas MD-80 is a series of twinjet narrowbody commercial airliners created by the McDonnell Douglas Corporation as the successor to the DC-9.

This is an accurate and complex recreation of the MD-80 series.



  • MD-81 (JT8D-209)
  • MD-82 (JT8D-217A)
  • MD-83 (JT8D-219)

See the right InfoBox for the repository or download. Remember to rename the aircraft's folder to "MD-80".

Development Team

  • Flight Dynamics, Systems: Josh Davidson (Octal450)
  • Instruments: Josh Davidson (Octal450), legoboyvdlp, Gary Neely (Buckaroo), chad3006
  • 3D/Textures: Gary Neely (Buckaroo), legoboyvdlp


Written Documentation

Key Combination Lookup

Key Function
1 Show Captain View
2 Show First Officer View
3 Show Overhead View
4 Show Forward Pedestal View
5 Show Aft Pedestal View
6 Show Glareshield View
F1 Disengage/Decrease Reverse Thrust
F2 Engage/Increase Reverse Thrust
C Reset Current View
E Set Throttles to Idle
F Set Throttles to Thrust Limit
DEL Toggle Thrust Reversers
CTRL+B Cycle Spoilers
Shift+B Toggle Parking Brake
Shift+C Open Checklists
CTRL+D Autothrust Disconnect Button
Shift+D Autoflight Disconnect Button
Shift+F Set Throttles to Full
CTRL+G Takeoff/Go Around Button