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Boeing 727

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The Boeing 727 is a three-engined short-to-medium-range narrowbody airliner with a capacity of maximum 189 passengers produced by the American manufacturer Boeing Commercial Airplanes.
Passengers134 / 155, max. 189
Propulsion3 Turbofan Engines
Engine ModelPratt & Whitney JT8D-17
Engine Power (each)71,2 kN16000 lbf
Speed998 km/h539 kts
  620 mph
Service Ceiling12.802 m42.000 ft
Range4.021 km2.171 NM
2.498 mi.
Empty Weight44.510 kg98.040 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight89.400 kg197.000 lbs
max. Landing Weight70.100 kg154.500 lbs
Wing Span32,92 m108,0 ft
Wing Area158,0 m1701 ft
Length46,68 m153,1 ft
Height10,36 m34,0 ft
First Flight09.02.1963
Production Statusout of production
Production Range1963-1984
Total Production1832
Developed fromBoeing 707
ICAO CodeB721, B722
Data for (Version)Boeing Advanced 727-200
Variants727-100, 727-100C, 727-100QC, 727-100QF, 727-200, 727-200C, Advanced 727-200, Advanced 727-200F

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