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The Story of the McDonnell Douglas MD-11

by Van Herbruggen, Guy Code: 47190 Format: Hardback / 250 pages Publication date: 01/05/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days Price: AU $49.98
After creating the successful but controversial DC-10 jetliner in the 1970s, McDonnell Douglas updated the type to create the MD-11 in the early 1990s. A lack of resources and time meant the MD-11 became much less - a sales flop with a questionable safety record - and much more - a unique three-engines machine in the twin-jet era that went on to have a long and interesting career both in passenger operations and freight hauling. This book shows the development of the aircraft with a detailed look at the history of Douglas, the path through the DC-10 to the MD-11, it's troubled entry into service, and its second wind as a reliable cargo hauler. The text is accompanied by a detailed history of every airframe, from delivery to retirement. A fascinating chapter in the history of the Jet Age.
Format: Hardback
Pages: 250
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Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
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Publication date: 01/05/2017
Country of publication: UNITED KINGDOM
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Code: 47190