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

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Boeing 737-900ER versus Douglas DC-8-61
42.10 m 138 ft 1 in length 57.10 m 187 ft 4 in
35.70 m 117 ft 1 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
126 kN 28,400 lbf thrust per engine 80 kN 18,000 lbf
252 kN 56,800 lbf total thrust 320 kN 72,000 lbf
85,130 kgs 188,000 lbs MTOW 147,418 kgs 325,000 lbs
5,990 km 3,235 nm range 9,408 km 5,080 nm
M0.791 cruise speed M0
180 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).