McDonnell Douglas MD-11

 

McDonnell Douglas tried to stay in the airliner market by improving their DC-10. The MD-11 has a stretched fuselage, additional winglets and a smaller horizontal stabilizer. Less successful than its predecessor the MD-11 reached a production total of only 200.

Not only because of its size this plane is easy to fly. Being originally a three-engine aircraft the modelplane can easily be powered by a single turbine in the vertical stabilizer.

 

 

 

Powerplant:   Glow:              3 x 15 cc  (.90 cu.in.)  engines

                          Turbine:         1 x 140 N  (32 lbs.)  thrust

                                                    2 x 70 N  (16 lbs.)  thrust

                                                    3 x 47 N  (10.5 lbs.)  thrust

                          Ducted Fan:  diameter up to  135 mm  (5.3’’)

 

 

 

Specifications:                                                                                                                                            Fiberglass parts : Norbert Rauch

 

                  Span                Length               Wing Area                  Weight                                             Foam cores : Manfred Köster

 

  MD-11         3.23 m  (127’’)     3.82 m  (150’’)     142.3 dm²  (2206 sq.in.)     21 kg  (46 lbs.)                                            Retracts : Hawe Modellbau

 

                                                                                                                                                                          Basic Instructions:   

 

Videos:  (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8)

 

Build Log:  (1) (2) (3) (4) (5)

 

           Jetpower-Magazin 1/2017

 

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