Boeing 727

Airliner

Boeing 727 © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
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.
Crew3
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 ft 0 in
Wing Area158,0 m²1701 ft²
Length46,68 m153 ft 2 in
Height10,36 m33 ft 12 in
First Flight09.02.1963
Production Statusout of production
Production Range1963-1984
Total Production1832
Developed fromBoeing 707
ICAO CodeB721 B722 R721 R722
IATA Code721 722 727 72B 72C
FAA TCDSA3WE
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

[Photo-ID: 10904] © Karsten Palt 2015-06-03
Boeing 727-22, United Airlines, N7004U, c/n 18296 / 5,© Karsten Palt, 2015Boeing
727-22
United Airlines
Reg.: N7004U
c/n: 18296 / 5
 
Pima Air and Space Museum [Tucson, AZ]
[Photo-ID: 6373] © Karsten Palt 2012-11-09
Boeing 727-22, United Airlines, N7017U, c/n 18309/47,© Karsten Palt, 2012Boeing
727-22
United Airlines
Reg.: N7017U
c/n: 18309/47
 
Museum of Science and Industry [Chicago, IL]
[Photo-ID: 6374] © Karsten Palt 2012-11-09
Boeing 727-22, United Airlines, N7017U, c/n 18309/47,© Karsten Palt, 2012Boeing
727-22
United Airlines
Reg.: N7017U
c/n: 18309/47
 
Museum of Science and Industry [Chicago, IL]
[Photo-ID: 6375] © Karsten Palt 2012-11-09
Boeing 727-22, United Airlines, N7017U, c/n 18309/47,© Karsten Palt, 2012Boeing
727-22
United Airlines
Reg.: N7017U
c/n: 18309/47
 
Museum of Science and Industry [Chicago, IL]
[Photo-ID: 6376] © Karsten Palt 2012-11-09
Boeing 727-22, United Airlines, N7017U, c/n 18309/47,© Karsten Palt, 2012Boeing
727-22
United Airlines
Reg.: N7017U
c/n: 18309/47
 
Museum of Science and Industry [Chicago, IL]
[Photo-ID: 11917] © Karsten Palt 2001-07-11
Boeing 727-294/Adv, Syrian Air, YK-AGC, c/n 21205 / 1198,© Karsten Palt, 2001Boeing
727-294/Adv
Syrian Air
Reg.: YK-AGC
c/n: 21205 / 1198
 
[Berlin-Tegel (EDDT / TXL)]
[Photo-ID: 11902] © Karsten Palt 2001-06-20
Boeing 727-35 (C-22B), United States Air Force (USAF), 83-4615, c/n 18816 / 112,© Karsten Palt, 2001Boeing
727-35 (C-22B)
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 83-4615
c/n: 18816 / 112
 
[Berlin-Tegel (EDDT / TXL)]