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de Havilland Canada DHC-7 (Dash 7)

Canada (1978)

Detailing the development and operational history of the de Havilland Canada DHC-7 (Dash 7) Short Take-Off and Landing (STOL) Regional Passenger Airliner.

 Entry last updated on 1/25/2018; Authored by Staff Writer; Content ©www.MilitaryFactory.com



Basic Specifications
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Canada
Year: 1978
Status: Active, Limited Service
Type: Short Take-Off and Landing (STOL) Regional Passenger Airliner
Manufacturer(s): de Havilland Canada (DHC) - Canada
Production: 113


Over 100 examples of the de Havilland DHC-7 platform were produced from 1975 until 1988 - the type remaining in service today.

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Supported Mission Types
Air-to-Air
Interception
Unmanned
Ground Attack
Close-Air Support
Training
Anti-Submarine
Anti-Ship
Airborne Early Warning
MEDEVAC
Electronic Warfare
Maritime/Navy
Aerial Tanker
Utility/Transport
Passenger Industry
VIP Travel
Business Travel
Search/Rescue
Recon/Scouting
Special Forces
X-Plane/Development
Structural
Crew: 2
Length: 82.02 ft (25 m)
Width: 93.01 ft (28.35 m)
Height: 26.18 ft (7.98 m)
Empty Weight: 27,690 lb (12,560 kg)
MTOW: 44,092 lb (20,000 kg)


Installed Power
4 x Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-50 turboprop engines developing 1,120 horsepower each.

Standard Day Performance
Maximum Speed: 267 mph (430 kph; 232 kts)
Maximum Range: 795 mi (1,280 km; 691 nm)
Service Ceiling: 20,997 ft (6,400 m; 3.98 mi)
Rate-of-Climb: 1,120 ft/min (341 m/min)


Armament
None.

Operators List
Australia; Austria; Canada; Colombia; Egypt; Greenland; Guatemala; Honduras; Indonesia; Israel; Kenya; Malaysia; New Zealand; Nigeria; Norway; Papua New Guinea; Philippines; Slovenia; Tanzania; United Kingdom; United States; Venezuela; Yemen

Series Model Variants
• DHC-7 - Base Series Designation
• DHC-7-1 - Prototype models; two examples
• DHC-7-100
• DHC-7-101
• DHC-7-102
• DHC-7-103
• DHC-7-110
• DHC-7-111
• DHC-7-150
• DHC-7-150IR
• CC-132
• O-5A ARL-I
• EO-5B ARL-C
• EO-5C ARL-M
• RC-7B ARL-M