Correct answer is... 17658 kg. It is equal to 38930 lbs. Empty weight of Douglas C-54 Skymaster 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 11664 kg (25714 lbs).
The biggest civil aircraft has empty weight of 250,000 kg (628,000 lb), so Douglas C-54 Skymaster has 7% percent of it's weight. Typical jet airliner has about 39,500 kg (87,100 lb), so in the comparision Douglas C-54 Skymaster has 45% of aircrafts like B737 or A320.
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