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DE HAVILLAND CANADA DHC-5

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DHC5
Aircraft
Name DHC-5
Manufacturer DE HAVILLAND CANADA
Body Narrow
Wing Fixed Wing
WTC Medium
APC B
Type code L2T
Engine Turboprop
Engine count Multi
Mass group 3


Manufacturered as:

DE HAVILLAND CANADA DHC-5 Buffalo
DE HAVILLAND CANADA C-115 Buffalo
DE HAVILLAND CANADA Buffalo
DE HAVILLAND CANADA C-8 Buffalo
DE HAVILLAND CANADA CC-115 Buffalo
DE HAVILLAND CANADA CV-7 Buffalo


DE HAVILLAND CANADA DHC-5

DE HAVILLAND CANADA DHC-5 DE HAVILLAND CANADA DHC-5 3D

Description

The de Havilland Canada DHC-5 Buffalo is a short takeoff and landing (Short Take-Off and Landing (STOL)) utility transport, a turboprop version developed from the earlier piston-powered DHC-4 Caribou. The aircraft has extraordinary STOL performance and is able to take off in distances much shorter than even light aircraft can manage.

Technical Data

Wing span 29.26 m95.997 ft
Length 24.08 m79.003 ft
Height 8.73 m28.642 ft
Powerplant 2 x General Electric CT64-820-4 turboprop, 3,133 hp (2,336 kW) each.
Engine model General Electric T64

Performance Data

Take-Off Initial Climb
(to 5000 ft)
Initial Climb
(to FL150)
Initial Climb
(to FL240)
MACH Climb Cruise Initial Descent
(to FL240)
Descent
(to FL100)
Descent (FL100
& below)
Approach
V2 (IAS) kts IAS kts IAS kts IAS kts MACH TAS 200 kts MACH IAS kts IAS kts Vapp (IAS) kts
Distance 500 m ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min MACH ROD ft/min ROD ft/min MCS kts Distance 350 m
MTOW 1850018,500 kg
18.5 tonnes
kg
Ceiling FL370 ROD ft/min APC B
WTC M Range 600600 nm
1,111,200 m
1,111.2 km
3,645,669.294 ft
NM

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving DHC5

None on SKYbrary