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de Havilland Canada DHC-5 Buffalo


Multirole Utility Aircraft


Aviation / Aerospace

de Havilland Canada built just over 120 DHC-5 Buffalo utility platforms from 1965 to 1974.



Authored By: Staff Writer | Last Edited: 7/6/2020 | Content ©www.MilitaryFactory.com


Specifications



Year:
1965
Status
Active, In-Service
Crew
3
[ 122 Units ] :
de Havilland Canada - Canada
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- Transport
Length:
78.74 ft (24 m)
Width:
96.00 ft (29.26 m)
Height:
28.64 ft (8.73 m)
(Showcased structural dimension values pertain to the de Havilland Canada DHC-5D Buffalo production model)
Empty Weight:
25,133 lb (11,400 kg)
MTOW:
49,163 lb (22,300 kg)
(Diff: +24,030lb)
(Showcased weight values pertain to the de Havilland Canada DHC-5D Buffalo production model)
2 x General Electric CT64-820-4 turboprop engines developing 3,133 horsepower each.
(Showcased powerplant information pertains to the de Havilland Canada DHC-5D Buffalo production model)
Max Speed:
290 mph (467 kph; 252 kts)
Service Ceiling:
31,004 feet (9,450 m; 5.87 miles)
Max Range:
691 miles (1,112 km; 600 nm)
Rate-of-Climb:
2,330 ft/min (710 m/min)
(Showcased performance values pertain to the de Havilland Canada DHC-5D Buffalo production model; Compare this aircraft entry against any other in our database)
None.
(Showcased armament details pertain to the de Havilland Canada DHC-5D Buffalo production model)
DHC-5 "Buffalo" - Base series designation and original production models.
DHC-5A - Brazilian/Canadian/Peruvian air force transports.
DHC-5B - Proposed variant fitting 2 x GE CT64-P5C turboprop engines.
DHC-5C - Proposed variant fitting 2 x Rolls-Royce Dar RDa.12 turboprop engines.
DHC-5D - Improved DHC-5A; fitted with 2 x GE CT64-820-4 turboprop engines of 3,133 horsepower each.
DHC-5E "Transporter" - Civilian Market Variant
C-8A - Wing Research Testbed for NASA
Viking DHC-5NG Buffalo ("Next Generation") - Proposed modernized form by Viking Air.
CC-115 - Canadian Air Force Designation for DHC-5A; 15 delivered.
AC-2 - United States Army evaluation aircraft designation.
CV-7A - US Army redesignation of AC-2 aircraft
C-8A - US Air Force designation of CV-7A aircraft (4) delivered from Army.
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