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Douglas DC-8 United Airlines

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Auto Credit Based on Jelybaca's Douglas DC-8-32 Eastern

About The Plane

Douglas DC-8 Was An United States Aircraft That Made By McDonnell Douglas That Has A First Flight In May 30, 1958 And Returned To Service In September 18, 1959 With Two U.S. Airlines. It Produced On 1958 Until 1972.

About United Airlines

United Airlines Was An U.S. Airline Founded In April 6, 1926 As Varney Air Lines And Commenced Its Operation At March 28, 1931. With 827 Fleet Size And 342 Destinations, United Airlines Is A Major American Airline.

About Flight 173 Crash

United Airlines Flight 173 Was A Flight Depart John F. Kennedy Int'l Airport In New York To Portland Int'l Airport In Portland With 181 Passengers And 8 Crew Members Onboard In December 28, 1978. The Crash Was Killing 2 Crew And 8 Passengers.


Landing Gear=Landing Gear and Landing Lights
AG6=Enhanced Stability/ Autopilot



General Characteristics

  • Predecessor Douglas DC-8-32 Eastern
  • Successors 2 airplane(s) +14 bonus
  • Created On Android
  • Wingspan 143.4ft (43.7m)
  • Length 153.3ft (46.7m)
  • Height 43.9ft (13.4m)
  • Empty Weight -638,485lbs (-289,612kg)
  • Loaded Weight 94,491lbs (42,860kg)


  • Power/Weight Ratio 4.28
  • Wing Loading 31.5lbs/ft2 (154.0kg/m2)
  • Wing Area 2,996.0ft2 (278.3m2)
  • Drag Points 24376


  • Number of Parts 703
  • Control Surfaces 5