De Havilland Canada DHC-8-300 Dash 8

  • CountryCanada
  • TypeTurboprop regional airliner
  • Powerplants300A - Two 1775kW (2380shp) Pratt & Whitney Canada PW123A turboprops driving four blade Hamilton Standard propellers. 300B - Two 1865kW (2500shp) PW123Bs.
  • Performance300 - Max cruising speed 532km/h (287kt). Initial rate of climb 1800ft/min. Service ceiling 25,000ft. Range with full passenger load and reserves 1538km (830nm), with 2720kg (6000lb) payload 1612km (870nm). 300B - Max cruising speed 528km/h (285kt). Range with 50 passengers 1625km (878nm), with 50 passengers and auxiliary fuel 2275km (1228nm).
  • Weights300 - Operating empty 11,657kg (25,700lb), standard max takeoff 18,642kg (41,100lb). 300B - Operating empty 11,719kg (25,836lb), max takeoff 19,505kg (43,000lb).
  • DimentionsWing span 27.43m (90ft 0in), length 25.68m (84ft 3in), height 7.49m (24ft 7in). Wing area 56.2m2 (605sq ft).
  • CapacityFlightcrew of two. Standard single class seating for 50 passengers at four abreast and 81cm (32in) pitch.
  • ProductionTotal orders for Dash 8300s stood at over 136 by late 1998, of which 128 were in service.

With the achievement of the Dash 8-100 arrangement, an extended variant with more noteworthy limit was an intelligent advancement.

De Havilland Canada (now a piece of Bombardier) propelled full scale advancement of a 50 seat extended variant of its Dash 8 territorial air transport amid 1986, pretty nearly two years after the standard fuselage length airplane had entered administration. The main arrangement 300 airplane was indeed the model Dash 8 changed over to the new length, and it flew without precedent for its new setup on May 15 1987. Flight testing finished in the recompensing of Canadian confirmation in February 1989, with the first conveyance to Time Air after late that same month. US affirmation was honored in June 1989.

The stretch embodies fuselage attachments forward and behind of the wing, expanding length by 3.43m (11ft 3in). Likewise, the wings are more prominent in compass. The fuselage stretch expands regular seating ability to 50 (at 81cm/32in pitch), or for up to 56 (at 74cm/29in pitch). Different progressions contrasted and the Dash 8-100 were minor, yet incorporated a bigger, repositioned kitchen, bigger can, extra closet, double ventilating packs, another cookroom administration entryway and discretionary APU.

The Dash 8-300 has been offered in various variations. The standard 300 was followed in 1990 by the 300a which presented discretionary higher terrible weights, inner part changes (as on the Dash 8-100a), and standard Pw123a motors (with Pw123bs discretionary). The 300b was presented in 1992 and has 1865kw (2500shp) Pw123bs as standard, as is the noncompulsory high terrible weight of the 300a. The 300e has 1775kw (2380shp) Pw123es appraised to 40 degrees, consequently enhancing hot and elite.

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