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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 | Edited: 7/26/2017
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Year: 1972
Manufacturer(s): Fairchild Swearingen - USA
Production: 600
Crew: 2
Length: 59.38 ft (18.1 m)
Width: 56.92 ft (17.35 m)
Height: 16.73 ft (5.1 m)
Weight (Empty): 8,818 lb (4,000 kg)
Weight (MTOW): 16,006 lb (7,260 kg)
Power: 2 x Garrett AiResearch TPE-331 turboprop engines developing 1,000 horsepower each.
Speed: 357 mph (575 kph; 310 kts)
Ceiling: 25,000 feet (7,620 m; 4.73 miles)
Range: 662 miles (1,065 km; 575 nm)
Operators: Australia; Canada; New Zealand; Sweden; United States; Venezuela



Variants / Models

• Metroliner - Base Series Name
• SA226
• SA226-TC Metro / Metro II
• SA226-AT Merlin IVA
• SA227 Metro III
• SA227-AC
• SA227-BC
• SA227-AT Merlin IVC / Expediter
• Metro 23
• SA227-CC
• SA227-DC
• C-26 "Metroliner"
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