From PikkaWikiav8. Along with the Boeing 707, it is the first large jet available.
|Capacity||124 pax & 30 mail, or 120 crates of goods|
189 pax & 40 mail, or 180 crates of goods (1967 - Super 60)
Douglas was the world leader in piston airliner production, with over 10,000 Douglas DC-3s built for the war effort. Their first jet airliner, the DC-8, was very similar to Boeing's 707, but never quite as successful.