DHC6

DE HAVILLAND CANADA DHC-6

Aircraft
Name
DHC-6
Manufacturer
Body
Narrow
Wing
Fixed Wing
Position
High wing (wing struts)
Tail
Regular tail, high set
WTC
L
APC
A
Type Code
L2T
Aerodrome Reference Code
1B
Engine
Turboprop
Engine Count
Multi
Position
(Front) Wing leading mounted
Landing gear
Tricycle fixed
Manufacturered as
SCENIC DHC-6 Vistaliner
SCENIC Vistaliner
DE HAVILLAND CANADA Twin Otter
DE HAVILLAND CANADA CC-138 Twin Otter
DE HAVILLAND CANADA UV-18 Twin Otter
DE HAVILLAND CANADA DHC-6 Twin Otter

DHC6

STOL turboprop airliner and utility transport aircraft. In service since 1966 (-200 since 1968, -300 since 1969). Fixed undercariage. DE HAVILLAND CANADAs most successful commercial design. DHC-6-200 with extended nose and DHC-6-300 with more powerful engines. Production ceased in 1988. DHC-6-300: Length 15,77 m MTOW 5,670kg.Production of a new series of the aircraft (400) started in 2007.

Technical Data
Wing span (metric)
19.80 m
Length (metric)
15.10 m
Height (metric)
5.90 m
Powerplant

Series:

Engine Model(s)
Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6
Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2
80 kts
Distance
500 m
MTOW
5670 kg
Initial Climb (to 5000 ft)
IAS
110 kts
ROC
1000 ft/min
Initial Climb (to FL150)
IAS
130 kts
ROC
500
Initial Climb (to FL240)
IAS
130 kts
ROC
500 ft/min
MACH Climb
MACH
n/a
ROC
n/a
Cruise
TAS
180 kts
MACH
n/a
Ceiling
260
Range
900 NM
Initial Descent (to FL240)
MACH
n/a
ROD
n/a
Descent (to FL100)
IAS
160 kts
ROD
1000 ft/min
Descent (FL100 & below)
IAS
130 kts
MCS
n/a
ROD
800 ft/min
Approach
Vapp (IAS)
70 kts
Distance
300 m

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