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    de Havilland Canada DHC-3 Otter Floatplane Aircraft (1953)

    de Havilland Canada DHC-3 Otter Floatplane Aircraft (1953)

    Despite its 1950s origins, the DHC-3 series floatplane is still in active service today.

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    Technical Specifications:
    de Havilland Canada DHC-3 Otter
    Floatplane Aircraft


    Focus Model: de Havilland Canada DHC-3 Otter
    Origin: Canada
    Manufacturer: de Havilland Canada - Canada
    Service Entry: 1953
    Production Total: 466
    Crew: 1 + 9


    Length: 41.99 ft (12.8 m)
    Width: 58.04 ft (17.69 m)
    Height: 12.57ft (3.83 m)
    Weight (Empty): 4,431 lb (2,010 kg)
    Weight (MTOW): 8,001 lb (3,629 kg)


    Powerplant: 1 x Pratt & Whitney R-1340-S1H1-G Wasp 9-cylinder, air-cooled radial piston engine developing 600 horsepower.


    Maximum Speed: 160 mph (257 kmh; 139 kts)
    Maximum Range: 944 miles (1,520 km)
    Service Ceiling: 18,799 ft (5,730 m; 3.6 miles)
    Rate-of-Climb: 850 feet-per-minute (259 m/min)


    Hardpoints: 0
    Armament Suite:

    DHC-3 - Base Series Designation

    DHC-3-T "Turbo-Otter"






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