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Picture of the McDonnell Douglas MD-81(UHB) (DC-9-81(UHB)) aircraft

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More: UK - England, September 1988
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N980DC (cn 48000/909) MDD Unducted Fan (MD-UDF), No.1 (left) General Electric engine. Farnborough Air Show 1988. And each blade is numbered! First flight and Delivery date were the same - October 18, 1979. Other serials - N560MD with Douglas Aircraft Company & IASG - Intl Airline Support Grp. Wears FN 980 with Douglas Aircraft Company. Stored at GYI (Sherman-Grayson) as N980DC, & was broken-up at GYI in 1994.
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A visitor from United States posted Sun March 31, 2013:
By the love of McDonnell just look at that thing! Just @!#@ amazing! I wanna see one of these in action Youtube if possible?!

A visitor from - posted Sun June 26, 2011:
Fuel got cheap again, is what happened...those days are gone though!

A visitor from United Kingdom posted Thu May 5, 2011:
1988 !? And here I was thinking UDF's were new and in development .. .

A visitor from Switzerland posted Wed March 5, 2008:
That's one of the only pictures which realy shows a UDF. Congratulations!

A visitor from United States posted Fri June 2, 2006:
I saw that too from the TV show "Beyond Tomorrow." I like those shark fin props and they are doubled up too.

A visitor from United States posted Fri March 17, 2006:
Cool!! I remember I saw this on a high tech show on TV long time ago...some tim ein the 80's.and it was the latest tech in aircraft engines what happened???

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