Orbis Flying Eye Hospital – MD10
Unlike any plane you’ve seen before, this amazing MD-10 is outfitted as a state-of-the-art teaching hospital complete with operating room, classroom and recovery room.
The Flying Eye Hospital allows Orbis’s world-class team of volunteers to travel the world educating and developing skills of local eye health teams so they can provide ongoing advanced vision care for their communities.
Tour the plane and learn how you can support Orbis to help expand the reach and scope of their global mission to end avoidable blindness.
Orbis MD10 Flying Eye Hospital – FAST FACTS:
Engines: Three GE CF6-502C Turbofans, 54,000 lbs of thrust each
Wingspan: 165 ft 4" (50.4 m)
Length: 181 ft 7" / 55.4 m
Height: 58 ft 7" / 17.9 m
Maximum Speed: Mach 0.88, 530 knots, or 610 mph
Ceiling: 42,000 feet
Range: 5,405 NM or 6,220 statute miles
Maximum Takeoff Weight: 580,000 pounds
Cockpit Crew: 2
Capacity: 46 seats; configured as hospital aft of passenger cabin