Re: DC9-15 (was Re: Northwest A319 will replace what ?)

Date:         17 Aug 97 15:41:10 
From:         richard <richard@lvdi.net>
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Edward Hahn wrote:
> In article <airliners.1997.1418@ohare.Chicago.COM>, Mike wrote:
> >NW operates -10, -30, -40, -50 and -80s.  I've never heard of a -15 before,
> >prehaps it is a variant of the -10?  Note there are also no -20s.  If
> >Republic did operate them then I can't say where they went.
>
> Among the differences between a -10 and a -15 version of the DC9, is, (from
> what I recall) the additional of leading edge slats to the wing.

The -15 is really a variant of the -10 manufactured upon an airline
request. The -20 was a special version. To my knowledge only SAS bought
them. Presently SAS has sold them. They had -10 Fuselage, -30 wings and
-50 engines. I have heard they a hotrod.