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-270 seats
-590 mph
-215 tons max. gross take-off
-2760 mile range

The DC-10 delivered three quarters of the payload of a 747 on three quarters of the power. This tri-engine first flew October 24, 1970. 

Pan Am acquired eleven DC-10-10 and sixteen DC-10-30 with the acquisition of National Airlines.

McDonnell Douglas DC-10-10
McDonnell Douglas DC-10

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McDonnell Douglas DC-10

Although you won’t find many blankets, beverages, neck pillows or other passenger comforts on DC-10s anymore, many are still in use. The largest operator of DC-10 airplanes is currently the cargo airline FedEx Express. The U.S. Air Force also uses DC-10s as air-to-air refueling tankers. If you’re really anxious to take a flight on a McDonnell Douglas DC-10, the Biman Bangladesh Airlines and the Kelowana Flightcraft Air Charter are two of the largest primary users of the airplane.

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