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Douglas DC-8-73(F) DHL

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After over a year of building, giving up, and getting back into it, I’ve finally finished this beautiful plane! I had wanted it to be the best plane I had ever made, and I think I did a good job!


The Douglas DC-8 (also known as the McDonnell Douglas DC-8) is an American four-engine mid- to long-range narrow-body jet airliner built from 1958 to 1972 by the Douglas Aircraft Company. Launched after the competing Boeing 707, the DC-8 nevertheless kept Douglas in a strong position in the airliner market, and remained in production until 1972 when it began to be superseded by larger wide-body designs, including the Boeing 747, McDonnell Douglas DC-10, and Lockheed L-1011 TriStar. The DC-8's design allowed it a slightly larger cargo capacity than the 707 and some re-engined DC-8s are still in use as freighters.


Act. 1-3: Lights
Act. 4 + VTOL up: Gear Doors
Act. 5 + VTOL up: Flaps
Act. 8: Reversers


General Characteristics

  • Predecessor Douglas DC-8-73(F) DHL Latest Version
  • Created On iOS
  • Wingspan 142.7ft (43.5m)
  • Length 136.6ft (41.6m)
  • Height 36.3ft (11.1m)
  • Empty Weight 77,071lbs (34,958kg)
  • Loaded Weight 129,106lbs (58,561kg)


  • Power/Weight Ratio 2.611
  • Wing Loading 42.3lbs/ft2 (206.3kg/m2)
  • Wing Area 3,055.3ft2 (283.8m2)
  • Drag Points 46871


  • Number of Parts 665
  • Control Surfaces 7