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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.


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de Havilland Canada DHC-7 Dash 7 Specifications



Service Year: 1978
Type: Short Take-Off and Landing (STOL) Regional Passenger Airliner
National Origin: Canada
Manufacturer(s): de Havilland Canada (DHC) - Canada
Total Production: 113


Structural (Crew, Dimensions, Weights)



Operating Crew (Typical): 2
Overall Length: 82.02 feet (25 meters)
Overall Width: 93.01 feet (28.35 meters)
Overall Height: 26.18 feet (7.98 meters)

Weight (Empty): 27,690 lb (12,560 kg)
Weight (MTOW): 44,092 lb (20,000 kg)

Power / Performance (Engine Type, Top Speed)



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

Maximum Speed: 232 knots (267 mph; 430 kph)
Maximum Range: 691 nautical miles (795 miles; 1,280 km)
Service Ceiling: 20,997 feet (6,400 meters; 3.98 miles)
Rate-of-Climb: 1,120 feet-per-minute (341 m/min)

Armament / Mission Payload



None.

Global Operators (Customers, Users)



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

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