Airbus A340-500 vs. McDonnell-Douglas DC-9-30

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Airbus A340-500 versus McDonnell-Douglas DC-9-30
67.90 m 222 ft 9 in length 36.37 m 119 ft 4 in
63.45 m 208 ft 2 in wingspan 28.47 m 93 ft 5 in
436.40 m2 4,697 ft2 wingarea 93.00 m2 1,001 ft2
17.10 m 56 ft 1 in height 8.38 m 27 ft 6 in
4 engines 2
236 kN 53,000 lbf thrust per engine 71 kN 16,000 lbf
944 kN 212,000 lbf total thrust 142 kN 32,000 lbf
368,000 kgs 811,000 lbs MTOW 54,885 kgs 121,000 lbs
16,700 km 9,018 nm range 3,095 km 1,671 nm
M0.83 cruise speed M0.77
313 passengers capacity 104 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).