Douglas DC-8-61 vs. Airbus A340-500

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Douglas DC-8-61 versus Airbus A340-500
57.10 m 187 ft 4 in length 67.90 m 222 ft 9 in
45.24 m 148 ft 5 in wingspan 63.45 m 208 ft 2 in
271.90 m2 2,927 ft2 wingarea 436.40 m2 4,697 ft2
13.11 m 43 ft height 17.10 m 56 ft 1 in
4 engines 4
80 kN 18,000 lbf thrust per engine 236 kN 53,000 lbf
320 kN 72,000 lbf total thrust 944 kN 212,000 lbf
147,418 kgs 325,000 lbs MTOW 368,000 kgs 811,000 lbs
9,408 km 5,080 nm range 16,700 km 9,018 nm
M0 cruise speed M0.83
212 passengers capacity 313 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).