Dash-8 DHC-8-102

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Dash-8 DHC-8-102: Capacity: 37-seater: 1 in service

 

Description

 

The   de   Havilland   Canada   Dash    8   (DHC-8)   series,    now   known    as

Bombardier Dash  8, are  twin-engine turboprop aircraft. First  produced in

1984   they   have   proven  to  be  successful  in  the   commercial  aviation industry. The 102 variant feature a larger takeoff weight  and greater horsepower than the base  model.

 

 

Exterior

 

  •           Exterior Height: 24ft 7in (7.49meters)

 

  •           Wing Span: 85ft (25.89meters)

 

  •           Length: 73ft (22.25meters)

 

  •           Aspect Ratio: 12

 

  •           Dihedral (Outboard  of nacelles) – 2.5°

 

 

Interior

 

Cabin Width: 8ft 3In (2.51meters)

 

Cabin Length: 29ft 10In (9meters)

 

Wing Area (Nominal):  585square  feet (54.4square  meters)

 

 

Occupancy

 

Crew:  2

 

Cabin Crew: 1

 

Insurance

 

Regional  Air’s  Bombardier  Dash  8  aircraft  carries  a  combined passenger/third party liability cover of over half a  million   USD, as well as a  hull  war  risk  cover  -  the  highest   level  among   small  operators   in Tanzania.   Insurance   is  placed  with  GA  Tanzania,   one  of  the  oldest insurance  companies  operating  in East  Africa.  GA  insurance  is part  of Aviva, UK’s largest insurance provider.


 

 

 

 

 

 

Range

 

Normal Range: 1174nm

(2174km)

 

Service Ceiling: 25,000ft

ASL (7.62Km)  ASL

 

Performance

 

  Max Operating speed

(VM0): 242kts IAS (448km/hr)

 

Power Plant

 

Engines: 2

 

Engine Model:  PW120A

Manufacturer: Pratt & Whitney Aircraft of Canada  Ltd

 

The maximum Operating speed (VM0)  vary linearly between altitudes