Correct answer is... 5429 kg. It is equal to 11968 lbs. Empty weight of Douglas A-1 Skyraider is total weight of the airframe, engine, avionics and all other systems installed by manufacturer. It is higher weight then empty speed of other aircrafts of a similar size. Average is about 1118 kg (2465 lbs).

The biggest civil aircraft has empty weight of 250,000 kg (628,000 lb), so Douglas A-1 Skyraider has 2% percent of it's weight. Typical jet airliner has about 39,500 kg (87,100 lb), so in the comparision Douglas A-1 Skyraider has 14% of aircrafts like B737 or A320.

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