Airbus A380-800 vs. Douglas DC-8-61

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Airbus A380-800 versus Douglas DC-8-61
73.00 m 239 ft 6 in length 57.10 m 187 ft 4 in
79.80 m 261 ft 10 in wingspan 45.24 m 148 ft 5 in
845.00 m2 9,096 ft2 wingarea 271.90 m2 2,927 ft2
24.10 m 79 ft 1 in height 13.11 m 43 ft
4 engines 4
334 kN 75,152 lbf thrust per engine 80 kN 18,000 lbf
1,336 kN 300,608 lbf total thrust 320 kN 72,000 lbf
548,000 kgs 1,208,000 lbs MTOW 147,418 kgs 325,000 lbs
15,000 km 8,100 nm range 9,408 km 5,080 nm
M0.85 cruise speed M0
525 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).