Friday, May 1, 2009
|STANDARD DATA: Seats 106-117. Gross wt. 110,000. Empty wt. 69,830. Engines two 18,500-lb. Rolls-Royce BR715-A1-30 turbofans.
PERFORMANCE: Max cruise 438 kts. Range 1,375-2,060 nm. Ceiling 41,000'.
After its merger with McDonnell Douglas 1997, Boeing retained the MD-80/90/95 product line as the Boeing 717. The aircraft was designed for high-cycle, short haul regional airline applications and received FAA certification in September 1999. Variants of the B717 include the 80-seat 717-100, the stretched 717-200, and the 120-seat 717-300. All models feature the Honeywell six-screen EFIS flightdeck.