McDonnell Douglas MD-90


McDonnell Douglas MD-90-30, Iceland Express, HB-JIC, c/n 53576 / 2195 © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The McDonnell Douglas MD-90 is a twin-engined short-to-medium-range narrowbody airliner with a capacity of maximum 172 passengers produced by the American manufacturer McDonnell Douglas.
The McDonnell Douglas MD-90 is a improved and enlarged development of the McDonnell Douglas MD-80 and was produced in the versions MD-90-30 & MD-90-30ER only. The engine options are International Aero Engines (IAE) V2525-D5 (see above) or V2528-D5 (124,6 kn / 28000 lbf). The shortened variant MD-95 was renamed to Boeing 717-200 after the merger of McDonnell Douglas and Boeing.
Passengers153, max. 172
Propulsion2 Turbofan Engines
Engine ModelIAE International Aero Engines V2525-D5
Engine Power (each)111,2 kN25000 lbf
Speed900 km/h486 kts
  559 mph
Service Ceiling11.278 m37.000 ft
Range3.860 km2.084 NM
2.398 mi.
Empty Weight39.994 kg88.171 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight70.760 kg156.000 lbs
max. Landing Weight64.410 kg142.000 lbs
Wing Span32,87 m107 ft 10 in
Wing Area112,3 m1209 ft
Length46,50 m152 ft 7 in
Height9,40 m30 ft 10 in
First Flight22.02.1993
Production Statusout of production
Production Range1993-2000
Total Production170
Developed fromMcDonnell Douglas MD-80
IATA CodeM90
Data for (Version)McDonnell Douglas MD-90-30
VariantsMD-90-30, MD-90-30ER