Bombardier Dash 8-Q400

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Bombardier Dash 8-Q400 cockpit

Aircraft Data

The Dash 8 is a twin engine turboprop short range regional airliner. Developed in the 1970s in response to a demand for 30-40 seater commuter airliners. Since developed into a family of aircraft of increasing size and capability.

Latest and longest version of the Dash 8 family, with so many structural changes it is essentially a different aircraft. Aimed at short range stage lengths of 300 miles or less.

Summary data for Bombardier Dash 8 400
Country of originFirst flightNo. builtNo. in serviceCrewPassengers
Canada1998221221270 - 78

Power

2 x Pratt & Whitney Canada PW150A (5000 shp) turboshaft engines.

Variant used is the PW150A, with 4573shp thrust


Dimensions

Dimensions for Bombardier Dash 8 400
Length107 ft. 9 in.
Wing Span93 ft. 3 in.
Height27 ft. 3 in.
Empty Weight36,520 lbs.
Max Weight63,250 lbs.

Performance

Performance of Bombardier Dash 8 400
Max Speed414 mph
Cruise Speed402 mph
Ceiling27,000 ft.
Normal Range1,250nm
Max Range1,560nm

Updated 22nd November 2008

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Bombardier Dash 8-Q400

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21st July 2010
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