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Mass of a Boeing 747-400 airliner (max takeoff weight) (397,000 kg) is 40 thousand x Mass of a large watermelon (10 kg)
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Mass of empty 40' shipping container (3,800 kg)
If this was a standard unit ...
Yes, there's now a book based on these numbers. Oxford University Press: July 2018.
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