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de Havilland Canada DHC-7 (Dash 7)


Short Take-Off and Landing (STOL) Regional Passenger Airliner (1978)


Aviation / Aerospace

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 | Last Edited: 01/25/2018 | Content ©www.MilitaryFactory.com

Specifications



Service Year
1978

Origin
Canada national flag graphic
Canada

Status
ACTIVE
In Limited Service.
Crew
2

Production
113
UNITS


de Havilland Canada (DHC) - Canada
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(OPERATORS list includes past, present, and future operators when applicable)
Transport
General transport functionality to move supplies/cargo or personnel (including wounded and VIP) over range.
Commercial Aviation
Used in roles serving the commercial aviation market, ferrying both passengers and goods over range.
BizJet
Used in roles serving the business aviation market, primarily VIP and regional travel.
VIP Service
Used in the Very-Important-Person (VIP) passenger transport role, typically with above-average amenities and luxuries as standard.


Length
82.0 ft
(25.00 m)
Width/Span
93.0 ft
(28.35 m)
Height
26.2 ft
(7.98 m)
Empty Wgt
27,690 lb
(12,560 kg)
MTOW
44,092 lb
(20,000 kg)
Wgt Diff
+16,402 lb
(+7,440 kg)
(Showcased structural values pertain to the de Havilland Canada DHC-7 production variant)
Installed: 4 x Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-50 turboprop engines developing 1,120 horsepower each.
Max Speed
267 mph
(430 kph | 232 kts)
Ceiling
20,997 ft
(6,400 m | 4 mi)
Range
795 mi
(1,280 km | 2,371 nm)
Rate-of-Climb
1,120 ft/min
(341 m/min)


♦ MACH Regime (Sonic)
Sub
Trans
Super
Hyper
HiHyper
ReEntry
RANGES (MPH) Subsonic: <614mph | Transonic: 614-921 | Supersonic: 921-3836 | Hypersonic: 3836-7673 | Hi-Hypersonic: 7673-19180 | Reentry: >19030


(Showcased performance specifications pertain to the de Havilland Canada DHC-7 production variant. Compare this aircraft entry against any other in our database. View aircraft by powerplant type)
None.


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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