MCDONNELL 220



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  • MCDONNELL 220
  • N4AZ
  • 1
  • EL PASO INT'L, TX USA

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General Specs (cont.)

500

Used

Additional Classifications

Detailed Description

AVIATION'S FIRST BUSINESS JET. McDONNELL 220, FACTORY PROTOTYPE, 500 TT, EXP EXHIB.  NDH, ALL LOGS. SOLID & FAST. LOCATED EL PASO. BY OWNER.

COMPLETE STORY AT: http://achtungskyhawk.com/2009/12/24/rare-aircraft-mcdonnell-119220/

Avionics / Equipment

BASIC & DATED;  ADEQUATE FOR VFR FERRY.

Airframe

750TT;  SOLID; BUILT LIKE A TANK, McDONNELL STYLE.

McDONNELL 220
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BASIC WEIGHT, MEASURE, & PERFORMANCE DATA

WINGSPAN                      -    57 FT  7 IN
LENGTH                           -    66 FT  6 IN  ( W/O PITOT BOOM)
HEIGHT                            -    23 FT  8 IN

EMPTY WEIGHT              -    29,700 LBS
NORMAL TAKEOFF        -    40,928 LBS
GROSS TAKEOFF            -    45238  LBS
FUEL CAPACITY              -    2800 GAL

TYPICAL CRUISE             -    45000 FT / 550 MPH
MAX RANGE                    -    2335 SM

LANDING SPEED            -    108 MPH
CRIT FIELD LENGTH      -     4135 FT

Engines / Mods / Prop

J-34-34 ENGINES WERE ZERO TIMED ABOUT A HUNDRED-FIFTY HOURS AGO.  A CLEANUP IS IN ORDER.

Interior / Exterior

NON-ORIGINAL PAINT POLISHES UP NICELY ALTHOUGH NEW OWNER WILL PROB WANT TO REPAINT IN THEIR OWN VISION.

Remarks

EXPERIMENTAL AIRWORTHINESS.  CAN BE MADE FLYABLE OR FOR MUSEUM DISPLAY.  LOTS OF ORIGINAL DOCS, BROCHURES, TESTING, ETC.  LOW TIME ENGINES & AIRFRAME.  HIGH PERFORMANCE.

THIS JET WAS ORIGINALLY ENTERED IN THE US AIRFORCE UTX COMPETITION AND LOST OUT TO THE LOCKHEED JETSTAR FOR MINOR ENGINE REASONS.  McDonnell then promoted the jet as a business tool, ACCORDINGLY, IT WENT ON TO BECOME THE FIRST BUSINESS JET.
McDONNELL SPENT 11 MILLION IN 1959 DOLLARS DEVELOPING THIS UNIQUE AIRCRAFT.  IT WAS BEFORE ITS TIME......