The MD83 is our medium range aircraft. It is pressurized and air-conditioned with a range of about 2700 nautical miles. The cruise speed of the MD is 450 kts. The MD has a cargo carrying capacity of 17,000 pounds. We use this aircraft for transporting complete teams of up to 120 in first class comfort. Even though it is a medium range aircraft we can and do use it for long range missions.