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The Douglas DC-9 is a twin engined short to medium range aircraft with the original version having a passenger capacity of 109. Development of the DC-9 started in 1962 with the first flight on 25th February 1965 with the entry into service with Delta Air Lines on 8th December 1965. The aircraft was powered by two rear mounted Pratt & Whitney JT8DE turbofans. Production of the DC-9 ceased in 1982 after 976 had been built. A derivative of the DC-9 is the Boeing 717 whose final production ended in 2006.