Boeing 787-8 vs. Airbus A340-500

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Boeing 787-8 versus Airbus A340-500
56.69 m 186 ft length 67.90 m 222 ft 9 in
60.17 m 197 ft 5 in wingspan 63.45 m 208 ft 2 in
347.00 m2 3,735 ft2 wingarea 436.40 m2 4,697 ft2
17.00 m 55 ft 9 in height 17.10 m 56 ft 1 in
2 engines 4
285 kN 64,000 lbf thrust per engine 236 kN 53,000 lbf
570 kN 128,000 lbf total thrust 944 kN 212,000 lbf
227,930 kgs 502,000 lbs MTOW 368,000 kgs 811,000 lbs
14,530 km 7,846 nm range 16,700 km 9,018 nm
M0.85 cruise speed M0.83
242 passengers capacity 313 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).