Description of MD 87
The MD-87 is part of the MD-80 series of aircraft from McDonnell Douglas. The jet has a shorter fuselage than its predecessor and can carry up 130 passengers for a range of up to 5,000 km. The aircraft is equipped with enhanced avionics and powerful engines; additional fuel tanks were able to boost the plane’s range. This jet’s first flight took place in 1987, with the year giving the aircraft its name.
Aircraft: MD 87 – Size: Large Airliner – Seats: 120-135 seats – Range: 4,000 km – Manufacturer: McDONNELL DOUGLAS – Engines: Twin Engines – Crew: 2 pilots + 3 flight attendants – Speed: 850 km/h