Douglas DC-8-61 vs. Airbus A340-200

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Douglas DC-8-61 versus Airbus A340-200
57.10 m 187 ft 4 in length 59.40 m 194 ft 10 in
45.24 m 148 ft 5 in wingspan 60.30 m 197 ft 10 in
271.90 m2 2,927 ft2 wingarea 361.60 m2 3,892 ft2
13.11 m 43 ft height 16.70 m 54 ft 9 in
4 engines 4
80 kN 18,000 lbf thrust per engine 151 kN 34,000 lbf
320 kN 72,000 lbf total thrust 604 kN 136,000 lbf
147,418 kgs 325,000 lbs MTOW 275,000 kgs 606,000 lbs
9,408 km 5,080 nm range 14,800 km 7,992 nm
M0 cruise speed M0.83
212 passengers capacity 239 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).