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

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