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Douglas DC-8

jet airliner family, one of the first successful jet airliners along with the Boeing 707
Douglas DC-8.

The Douglas DC-8 is an aircraft with four engines. It was the first jet plane made by the Douglas Aircraft Company. It was made from 1958 to 1972. There were 556 DC-8 planes built. Major users were Air Transport International, Astar Air Cargo and Johnsons Air. It was launched later than the Boeing 707.