Sfomb67 From United States of America, joined Dec 2005, 417 posts, RR: 0 Posted (8 years 7 months 3 weeks 6 days 20 hours ago) and read 5126 times:
Another post talks of DC-8's still flying as freighters in the US. The DC-8 always seemed like a heavy duty aircraft, compared to the 707. I would be curious what a 707 weighs, compared to a DC-8. I seem to remember a DC8-71 weighed about 136,000 lbs.; don't know what a std 8 weighed.