McDonnel Douglas MD11 Profiles and Logos

Profiles and Logos

The McDonnell Douglas MD11 is a three engine wide-body aircraft developed from the Douglas DC-10 for medium to long haul routes and capable of carrying around 410 passengers. The aircraft had a stretched fuselage, increased wingspan with a refined airfoil and winglets as well as a smaller tailplane. The flightdeck was also updated to be operated by 2 pilots rather than the 2 pilots and Flight Engineer of the DC-10. The program was launched in 1986 with the prototype making its maiden flight on 10th January 1990, entering service with Finnair on 7th December 1990. The aircraft had limited appeal for passenger operations, the last passenger aircraft being withdrawn from KLM service in October 2014. Most of the aircraft withdrawn from passenger service and converted to cargo aircraft as the MD-11F. In all 200 MD-11’s were built.