Boeing 747-400 vs. Douglas DC-8-61

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Boeing 747-400 versus Douglas DC-8-61
70.70 m 231 ft 11 in length 57.10 m 187 ft 4 in
64.44 m 211 ft 5 in wingspan 45.24 m 148 ft 5 in
541.20 m2 5,825 ft2 wingarea 271.90 m2 2,927 ft2
19.41 m 63 ft 8 in height 13.11 m 43 ft
4 engines 4
282 kN 63,300 lbf thrust per engine 80 kN 18,000 lbf
1,128 kN 253,200 lbf total thrust 320 kN 72,000 lbf
396,900 kgs 875,000 lbs MTOW 147,418 kgs 325,000 lbs
13,400 km 7,236 nm range 9,408 km 5,080 nm
M0.85 cruise speed M0
416 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).