From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Mark Mehren) Date: 12 Feb 1996 15:23:24 -0800 Organization: AddressNET References: 1 Followups: 1
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In article <4f8rnv$lf@gsb-crown.Stanford.EDU>, rna@gsb-crown.Stanford.EDU says... > >I flew a Delta MD-90 yesterday and was impressed by its vigorous >ascent. A while ago someone made a table of thrust/weight ratios >for various airliners showing the 757 ended on top (apart from the >Concorde that is, which is in a special category!). > >I was wondering if that person (Andrew Chuang? Karl Swartz?) could >add the MD-90 to the table to see where it stacks up. In some ways >it reminded me of the 757, being long and thin with big high-bypass >engines. > >RNA > So far only Delta has taken the 28,000 lb. thrust option. Alot of power for this A/C! When they are empty (during production flight tests), they fly like rockets! MD-80 max. thrust per engine tops out at about 20,000 lb each.