Airbus A300-600 vs. Douglas DC-8-61

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Airbus A300-600 versus Douglas DC-8-61
54.10 m 177 ft 6 in length 57.10 m 187 ft 4 in
44.84 m 147 ft 1 in wingspan 45.24 m 148 ft 5 in
260.00 m2 2,799 ft2 wingarea 271.90 m2 2,927 ft2
16.50 m 54 ft 2 in height 13.11 m 43 ft
2 engines 4
274 kN 61,500 lbf thrust per engine 80 kN 18,000 lbf
548 kN 123,000 lbf total thrust 320 kN 72,000 lbf
165,000 kgs 364,000 lbs MTOW 147,418 kgs 325,000 lbs
7,700 km 4,158 nm range 9,408 km 5,080 nm
M0.8 cruise speed M0
266 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).