Boeing 737-500 vs. Douglas DC-8-61

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Boeing 737-500 versus Douglas DC-8-61
31.00 m 101 ft 8 in length 57.10 m 187 ft 4 in
28.88 m 94 ft 9 in wingspan 45.24 m 148 ft 5 in
105.40 m2 1,135 ft2 wingarea 271.90 m2 2,927 ft2
11.13 m 36 ft 6 in height 13.11 m 43 ft
2 engines 4
89 kN 20,000 lbf thrust per engine 80 kN 18,000 lbf
178 kN 40,000 lbf total thrust 320 kN 72,000 lbf
60,000 kgs 132,000 lbs MTOW 147,418 kgs 325,000 lbs
4,444 km 2,400 nm range 9,408 km 5,080 nm
M0.73 cruise speed M0
108 passengers capacity 212 passengers
Values may not be 100% accurate. Engine thrust, MTOW and range (full load) based on best options available. Passanger capacity in standard 3-class layout for widebodies and 2-class for narrowbodies (including A300, A310).