Airbus A340-600 vs. Douglas DC-8-61

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Airbus A340-600 versus Douglas DC-8-61
75.30 m 247 ft length 57.10 m 187 ft 4 in
63.45 m 208 ft 2 in wingspan 45.24 m 148 ft 5 in
439.40 m2 4,730 ft2 wingarea 271.90 m2 2,927 ft2
17.30 m 56 ft 9 in height 13.11 m 43 ft
4 engines 4
249 kN 56,000 lbf thrust per engine 80 kN 18,000 lbf
996 kN 224,000 lbf total thrust 320 kN 72,000 lbf
368,000 kgs 811,000 lbs MTOW 147,418 kgs 325,000 lbs
13,900 km 7,506 nm range 9,408 km 5,080 nm
M0.83 cruise speed M0
380 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).