Airbus A340-500 vs. Boeing 787-8

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