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de Havilland Canada DHC-7 (Dash 7)


Short Take-Off and Landing (STOL) Regional Passenger Airliner


Over 100 examples of the de Havilland DHC-7 platform were produced from 1975 until 1988 - the type remaining in service today.
Authored By: Staff Writer | Edited: 1/25/2018
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Specifications


Year: 1978
Status: Active, Limited Service
Manufacturer(s): de Havilland Canada (DHC) - Canada
Production: 113
Crew: 2
Length: 82.02 ft (25 m)
Width: 93.01 ft (28.35 m)
Height: 26.18 ft (7.98 m)
Weight (Empty): 27,690 lb (12,560 kg)
Weight (MTOW): 44,092 lb (20,000 kg)
Power: 4 x Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-50 turboprop engines developing 1,120 horsepower each.
Speed: 267 mph (430 kph; 232 kts)
Ceiling: 20,997 feet (6,400 m; 3.98 miles)
Range: 795 miles (1,280 km; 691 nm)
Rate-of-Climb: 1,120 ft/min (341 m/min)
Operators: 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






Armament



None.

Variants / Models



• 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
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