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The DC-8 is a long-range civil airliner that has been adapted for limited military use as a VIP transport, cargo transport or electronic and communications intelligence (ELINT/COMINT) aircraft.

The design has had three incarnations: 1) the Series 10 through Series 50 turbojet/turbofan-powered aircraft that entered service from 1958 to 1960; the Super 60 airliners entering service in the mid- to late-1960s that featured a stretched fuselage, new wing or both; and 3) the Super 70...

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