Boeing 737-900 vs. Douglas DC-8-61

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Boeing 737-900 versus Douglas DC-8-61
42.10 m 138 ft 1 in length 57.10 m 187 ft 4 in
34.30 m 112 ft 6 in wingspan 45.24 m 148 ft 5 in
125.00 m2 1,345 ft2 wingarea 271.90 m2 2,927 ft2
12.50 m 41 ft height 13.11 m 43 ft
2 engines 4
121 kN 27,300 lbf thrust per engine 80 kN 18,000 lbf
242 kN 54,600 lbf total thrust 320 kN 72,000 lbf
79,000 kgs 174,000 lbs MTOW 147,418 kgs 325,000 lbs
5,084 km 2,745 nm range 9,408 km 5,080 nm
M0.785 cruise speed M0
177 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).