early passenger aircraft performance and weight investigation info

WEIGHT and PERFORMANCE calculations and info for early passenger aircraft for comparison and evaluation added with photographs


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manufacturer model year click on the image importance role
De Havilland Comet 1 1952 pax 36 production ** speed 725 range 3155 economy *** medium range jet airliner
Tupolev Tu-104A CAMEL 1958 pax 70 production ** speed 840 range 3676 economy *** medium range jet airliner
Tupolev Tu-124V COOKPOT 1964 pax 56 production *** speed 850 range 3178 economy **** short-range jet airliner
De Havilland Comet 4 1958 pax 56 production ** speed 805 range 5891 economy *** intercontinental jet airliner
Sud-Aviation Caravelle VIN 1961 pax 86 production *** speed 790 range 2183 economy *** short-range jet airliner
Sud-Aviation Super Caravelle 10B 1964 pax 99 production ** speed 800 range 2670 economy **** medium-range jet airliner
BAC One-Eleven srs.200 1965 pax 79 production *** speed 830 range 2161 economy **** medium-range jet airliner
Boeing 737-200 1968 pax 120 production **** speed 890 range 4184 economy ***** medium range jet airliner
Fokker F28 Mk.1000 1969 pax 65 production *** speed 817 range 2602 economy **** regional jet airliner
AI(R) RJ85 Avroliner 1993 pax 85 production ** speed 747 range 4166 economy **** regional jet airliner
McDonnel Douglas DC-9-15 1966 pax 83 production *** speed 871 range 3253 economy **** medium-range jet airliner
Tupolev Tu-134 1966 pax 72 production ** speed 870 range 2600 economy *** medium range jet airliner
Yakolew Yak-42 1977 pax 100 production *** speed 820 range 3706 economy **** medium range jet airliner
Yakolew Yak-42D 1989 pax 100 production *** speed 820 range 3342 economy **** medium range jet airliner
Airbus A318 2003 pax 107 production ** speed 852 range 6240 economy **** medium-long range jet airliner
Convair CV990A Coronada 1962 pax 121 production ** speed 897 range 6877 economy *** medium-long range jet airliner
Boeing 727-100 1964 pax 100 production **** speed 960 range 4310 economy *** short-medium range jet airliner
Boeing 707-120 1958 pax 142 production *** speed 919 range 4341 economy *** medium range jet airliner
Boeing 707-320 1959 pax 141 production *** speed 973 range 7793 economy **** intercontinental jet airliner
Douglas DC-8-11 1959 pax 129 production ** speed 873 range 4523 economy *** medium range jet airliner
Douglas DC-8-21 1960 pax 129 production ** speed 873 range 5368 economy *** medium range jet airliner
Douglas DC-8-33 1960 pax 129 production ** speed 925 range 6835 economy *** long range jet airliner
Boeing 707-420 1960 pax 147 production *** speed 965 range 8622 economy *** long range jet airliner
Boeing 720 1960 pax 131 production *** speed 897 range 4769 economy *** medium range jet airliner
Douglas DC-8-43 1960 pax 129 production ** speed 872 range 7777 economy ** long range jet airliner
Boeing 707-120B 1961 pax 137 production *** speed 865 range 4876 economy *** medium range jet airliner
Boeing 720B 1961 pax 136 production *** speed 866 range 4797 economy **** medium range jet airliner
Douglas DC-8-53 1961 pax 129 production *** speed 926 range 7083 economy ** long range jet airliner
Boeing 707-320B 1962 pax 148 production *** speed 976 range 10971 economy **** long range jet airliner
Boeing 707-320C 1963 pax 151 production **** speed 973 range 9452 economy **** long range jet airliner
Douglas DC-8-55CF 1963 pax 148 production ** speed 933 range 10736 economy **** long range jet airliner
Vickers VC-10 type 1101 1964 pax 142 production ** speed 886 range 7464 economy *** long range jet airliner
Douglas DC-8-62 1967 pax 152 production ** speed 925 range 9863 economy *** long range jet airliner
Ilyushin Il-62 1967 pax 150 production *** speed 870 range 9142 economy *** long range jet airliner
McDonnel Douglas MD-81 1980 pax 143 production ** speed 873 range 3739 economy **** short-medium range jet airliner
McDonnel Douglas MD-82 1981 pax 143 production *** speed 873 range 4208 economy **** short-medium range jet airliner
McDonnel Douglas DC-8-71 1983 pax 215 production ** speed 887 range 8281 economy *** long range jet airliner
Boeing 757-200 RR535C 1983 pax 186 production ** speed 885 range 5183 economy ***** medium range jet airliner
Boeing 757-200 RR535E4 1984 pax 186 production *** speed 885 range 6846 economy ***** medium range jet airliner
Boeing 757-200 PW2037 1984 pax 186 production *** speed 885 range 6232 economy ***** medium range jet airliner
McDonnel Douglas MD-83 1985 pax 148 production *** speed 873 range 5143 economy **** short-medium range jet airliner
McDonnel Douglas MD-88 1988 pax 143 production ** speed 856 range 4208 economy *** short-medium range jet airliner
Airbus A320-100 1988 pax 150 production ** speed 870 range 4014 economy ***** short-medium range jet airliner
Airbus A321-100 1994 pax 186 production ** speed 904 range 4333 economy ***** short-medium range jet airliner
Airbus A321-200 1997 pax 186 production ***** speed 884 range 5381 economy ***** medium range jet airliner
Boeing 737-800 1998 pax 160 production ***** speed 880 range 5854 economy ***** medium range jet airliner
Boeing 737-900 2001 pax 176 production ** speed 938 range 4975 economy ***** short-medium range jet airliner
Boeing 737-900ER 2007 pax 176 production *** speed 880 range 5849 economy ***** medium range jet airliner
Boeing 737 MAX 8 2017 pax 178 production *** speed 880 range 6965 economy ***** medium range jet airliner
Airbus A321neo 2017 pax 206 production **** speed 876 range 7867 economy ***** medium range jet airliner
Boeing 737 MAX 9 2018 pax 193 production *** speed 880 range 6215 economy **** medium range jet airliner
Vickers Super VC-10 type 1151 1965 pax 160 production ** speed 886 range 7985 economy *** long range jet airliner
Ilyushin Il-62M 1974 pax 168 production *** speed 850 range 9840 economy **** long range jet airliner
McDonnel Douglas DC-10-10 1971 pax 300 production *** speed 925 range 7800 economy **** wide-body jet airliner
Lockheed L1011-1 Tristar 1972 pax 265 production *** speed 907 range 8560 economy **** wide-body jet airliner
Airbus A330-300 1994 pax 346 production ***** speed 880 range 10918 economy **** wide body jet airliner
Boeing 777-200 1995 pax 313 production ***** speed 892 range 9371 economy *** wide body jet airliner
Boeing 787-8 2011 pax 313 production ***** speed 892 range 9371 economy *** wide body jet airliner