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Fairchild Swearingen Metroliner


Regional Passenger Airliner


The Fairchild Swearingen Metroliner was produced from 1968 to 2001 aand saw formal introduction during 1972.
Authored By: Staff Writer | Last Edited: 7/26/2017






Specifications



Year:
1972
Crew
2
[ 600 Units ] :
Fairchild Swearingen - USA
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- Airborne Early Warning (AEW)
- Transport
- Commercial Market
- VIP Transport
Length:
59.38 ft (18.1 m)
Width/Span:
56.92 ft (17.35 m)
Height:
16.73 ft (5.1 m)
(Showcased structural dimension values pertain to the Fairchild Swearingen Metro III production model)
Empty Weight:
8,818 lb (4,000 kg)
MTOW:
16,006 lb (7,260 kg)
(Diff: +7,187lb)
(Showcased weight values pertain to the Fairchild Swearingen Metro III production model)
2 x Garrett AiResearch TPE-331 turboprop engines developing 1,000 horsepower each.
(Showcased powerplant information pertains to the Fairchild Swearingen Metro III production model)
Maximum Speed:
357 mph (575 kph; 310 kts)
Service Ceiling:
25,000 feet (7,620 m; 4.73 miles)
Maximum Range:
662 miles (1,065 km; 575 nm)
(Showcased performance values pertain to the Fairchild Swearingen Metro III production model; Compare this aircraft entry against any other in our database)
None.
(Showcased armament details pertain to the Fairchild Swearingen Metro III production model)
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