Aviation Photo #0537804 McDonnell Douglas MD-81(UHB) (DC-9-81(UHB)) - McDonnell Douglas

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    Malcolm Clarke
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    McDonnell Douglas MD-81(UHB) (DC-9-81(UHB))
    McDonnell Douglas MD-80 (DC-9-80)
    McDonnell Douglas MD-80 (DC-9-80)
    McDonnell Douglas
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    N980DC
    Farnborough
    England
    United Kingdom
    September 8, 1988
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Anonymous
11 years ago
A historical picture, in pristine quality! I remember those trials with the brand new concept of an unducted fan. What it all came down to was just another prop. Who wonders?
Anonymous
9 years ago
The performs just like the same size turbofan, costs about the same, except it guzzles 15-30% less fuel (data on the MD test plane seen here). The problem? Too noisy...

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