McDonnell Douglas DC-10

Airliner

McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30, Northwest Airlines, N237NW, c/n 47844 / 336 © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The McDonnell Douglas DC-10 is a three-engined medium-to-longe range widebody airliner with a capacity of maximum 380 passengers produced by the American manufacturer McDonnell Douglas. The DC-10 was produced as a cargo freight aircraft also.
The variants MD-10-10F und MD-10-30F are modified by installation of a digital cockpit for a two man crew in order to provide compatibility with the modern MD-11.
Engine options:
DC-10-10: General Electric CF6-6D/-6D1/-6D1A/-6K/-6K2
DC-10-15: General Electric CF6-50C2-F
DC-10-30: General Electric CF6-50A/-50C/-50CA/-50C1/-50C2/-50C2B/-50C2-R
DC-10-40: Pratt and Whitney JT9D-20/-20J/-59A
Crew3
Passengers255 - 270, max. 380
Propulsion3 Turbofan Engines
Engine ModelGeneral Electric CF6-50C
Engine Power (each)226,0 kN50800 lbf
alternative Engine Variant
Engine ModelPratt & Whitney JT9D-20
Engine Power (each)219,7 kN49400 lbf
Speed907 km/h490 kts
  564 mph
Service Ceiling12.802 m42.000 ft
Range10.010 km5.405 NM
6.220 mi.
Empty Weight121.200 kg267.200 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight263.084 kg580.000 lbs
Wing Span50,41 m165 ft 5 in
Wing Area367,7 m3958 ft
Length55,50 m182 ft 1 in
Height17,70 m58 ft 1 in
First Flight29.08.1970
Production Statusout of production
Production Range1971-1988
Total Production446
ICAO CodeDC10
IATA CodeD10 D11 D1C D1F D1M
Data for (Version)McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30
VariantsDC-10-10, DC-10-40, DC-10-30, DC-10-30F, DC-10-30CF (KC-10A, KDC-10), DC-10-10F, DC-10-40F, DC-10-15, MD-10-10F, MD-10-30F

[Photo-ID: 11408] Karsten Palt 2015-06-01
McDonnell Douglas DC-10-10, , N910SF, c/n 46524 / 65, Karsten Palt, 2015McDonnell Douglas
DC-10-10
Reg.: N910SF
c/n: 46524 / 65
 
Raytheon WASP - Widebody Airborne Sensor Platform, Celebrity Row
AMARG - Boneyard [Tucson, AZ]
[Photo-ID: 11464] Karsten Palt 2013-07-19
McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30F, Kelowna Flightcraft Air Charter, C-GKFD, c/n 47928 / 192, Karsten Palt, 2013McDonnell Douglas
DC-10-30F
Kelowna Flightcraft Air Charter
Reg.: C-GKFD
c/n: 47928 / 192
 
ex Lufthansa / Condor D-ADJO
[Hamilton International Airport (CYHM / YHM)]
[Photo-ID: 927] Karsten Palt 2008-06-20
McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30F (KDC-10-30CF), Royal Netherlands AF / Koninklijke Luchtmacht, T-235, c/n 46956 / 235, Karsten Palt, 2008McDonnell Douglas
DC-10-30F (KDC-10-30CF)
Royal Netherlands AF / Koninklijke Luchtmacht
Reg.: T-235
c/n: 46956 / 235
 
Open Dagen Koninklijke Luchtmacht 2008 [Leeuwarden (EHLW / LHW)]
[Photo-ID: 5664] Karsten Palt 2011-09-16
McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30F (KDC-10-30CF), Royal Netherlands AF / Koninklijke Luchtmacht, T-235, c/n 46956 / 235, Karsten Palt, 2011McDonnell Douglas
DC-10-30F (KDC-10-30CF)
Royal Netherlands AF / Koninklijke Luchtmacht
Reg.: T-235
c/n: 46956 / 235
 
Luchtmachtdagen 2011 [Leeuwarden (EHLW / LHW)]
[Photo-ID: 11904] Karsten Palt 2001-05-02
McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30F (KDC-10-30CF), Royal Netherlands AF / Koninklijke Luchtmacht, T-235, c/n 46956 / 235, Karsten Palt, 2001McDonnell Douglas
DC-10-30F (KDC-10-30CF)
Royal Netherlands AF / Koninklijke Luchtmacht
Reg.: T-235
c/n: 46956 / 235
 
[Berlin-Tegel (EDDT / TXL)]
[Photo-ID: 18] Karsten Palt 2006-06-17
McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30F (KDC-10-30CF), Royal Netherlands AF / Koninklijke Luchtmacht, T-264, c/n 46985 / 264, Karsten Palt, 2006McDonnell Douglas
DC-10-30F (KDC-10-30CF)
Royal Netherlands AF / Koninklijke Luchtmacht
Reg.: T-264
c/n: 46985 / 264
 
Open Dagen Koninklijke Luchtmacht 2006 [Leeuwarden (EHLW / LHW)]
[Photo-ID: 3320] Karsten Palt 2010-06-18
McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30F (KDC-10-30CF), Royal Netherlands AF / Koninklijke Luchtmacht, T-264, c/n 46985 / 264, Karsten Palt, 2010McDonnell Douglas
DC-10-30F (KDC-10-30CF)
Royal Netherlands AF / Koninklijke Luchtmacht
Reg.: T-264
c/n: 46985 / 264
 
Luchtmachtdagen 2010 [Gilze-Rijen (EHGR)]