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DE HAVILLAND CANADA DHC-7

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DHC7
Aircraft
Name DHC-7
Manufacturer DE HAVILLAND CANADA
Body Narrow
Wing Fixed Wing
Position High wing
Tail T-tail
WTC Medium
APC A
Type code L4T
Engine Turboprop
Engine count Multi
Position (Front) Wing leading mounted
Landing gear Tricycle retractable
Mass group 3


Manufacturered as:

DE HAVILLAND CANADA DHC-7 Dash 7
DE HAVILLAND CANADA EO-5 Dash 7
DE HAVILLAND CANADA O-5 Dash 7
DE HAVILLAND CANADA RC-7 Dash 7
DE HAVILLAND CANADA Dash 7


DE HAVILLAND CANADA DHC-7

DE HAVILLAND CANADA DHC-7 DE HAVILLAND CANADA DHC-7 3D

Description

Short Take-Off and Landing (STOL) turboprop airliner. In service since 1978. Designed as a STOL aircraft. The only major development of Dash 7 was the 150 series with higher take-off weight. The 151 was the equivalent freighter. Production ended in 1988 following Bombardiers take-over of the DE HAVILLAND CANADA. 111 Dash 7 were built, approx. 60 were in commercial service in 1999. RC-7B modified ex-airliner DHC-7 to airborne reconnaissance aircraft for US Army. Six aircraft will be delivered by 2003.

Technical Data

Wing span 28.4 m93.176 ft
Length 24.6 m80.709 ft
Height 8 m26.247 ft
Powerplant 4 x 1.120 SHP P&W PT6A-50 turboprops with 4 blade propellers.
Engine model Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6

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 215 kts MACH IAS kts IAS kts Vapp (IAS) kts
Distance 670 m ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min MACH ROD ft/min ROD ft/min MCS kts Distance 660 m
MTOW 1990019,900 kg
19.9 tonnes
kg
Ceiling FL240 ROD ft/min APC A
WTC M Range 11701,170 nm
2,166,840 m
2,166.84 km
7,109,055.123 ft
NM

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving DHC7

None on SKYbrary