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User currently offlineCanuck From United States of America, joined Aug 2008, 0 posts, RR: 0
Posted (16 years 1 month 19 hours ago) and read 3179 times:

Hi folks!

I'm flying from my hometown of Fort McMurray, AB (YMM) to Quebec City in a few weeks. My return has me flying via YUL and YWG. I've noticed that my YUL-YWG flight is on a DC-9. The flight time is 3 hours... but I didn't know a DC-9 had that range.

Has anyone been on a DC-9 this long and, if so, how bad is it?


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User currently offlineAAR90 From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 3589 posts, RR: 44
Reply 1, posted (16 years 1 month 18 hours ago) and read 3128 times:

Depends upon the model DC9 you'll be on.

5 hours in an MD83 is a very very long time.

Longest for me now is 1+15.  

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User currently offlineACA330 From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 146 posts, RR: 2
Reply 2, posted (16 years 1 month 12 hours ago) and read 3111 times:

Air Canada's DC-9-32's have the following range:
1,265 miles or 2 036 km.

I am assuming this is for a fully loaded aircraft.

User currently offlineJettblasterp From United States of America, joined May 2000, 203 posts, RR: 1
Reply 3, posted (16 years 4 weeks 1 day 22 hours ago) and read 3079 times:

My airline flys them BOS/MCI. 12?? miles. 3:30 block time gate to gate. This is about the extent of a DC9 range. By the way, it is a -32 28585lb fuel capacity.

User currently offlineCanuck From United States of America, joined Aug 2008, 0 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (16 years 4 weeks 1 day 18 hours ago) and read 3066 times:

Sure enough. Well at least I know that it won't run out of fuel! BTW it is a DC-9-32 with AC.


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