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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 <br />
Length 24.08 m79.003 ft <br />
Height 8.73 m28.642 ft <br />
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 <br />18.5 tonnes <br /> kg Ceiling FL370 ROD ft/min APC B
WTC M Range 600600 nm <br />1,111,200 m <br />1,111.2 km <br />3,645,669.294 ft <br /> NM

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving DHC5

None on SKYbrary