Airbus A310-300 vs. Douglas DC-8-61

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Airbus A310-300 versus Douglas DC-8-61
46.66 m 153 ft 1 in length 57.10 m 187 ft 4 in
43.90 m 144 ft wingspan 45.24 m 148 ft 5 in
219.00 m2 2,357 ft2 wingarea 271.90 m2 2,927 ft2
15.80 m 51 ft 10 in height 13.11 m 43 ft
2 engines 4
262 kN 59,000 lbf thrust per engine 80 kN 18,000 lbf
524 kN 118,000 lbf total thrust 320 kN 72,000 lbf
164,000 kgs 362,000 lbs MTOW 147,418 kgs 325,000 lbs
9,600 km 5,184 nm range 9,408 km 5,080 nm
M0.82 cruise speed M0
212 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).