Canadian designed and built twin-engine, medium-range transport aircraft.
Manufactured by deHavilland Canada. Design is known to be very quiet.
Two Dash-8 aircraft were acquired for the Canadian Air Mobility Tasking in NATO… moving personnel and paraphernalia around Europe.
Aircraft have quick-change interiors, allowing for interchange of passengers and freight
Able to be used for various specialized platforms Extensive modifications allow for aircraft by be used as a navigation trainer… extended nose section houses radar, and extensive avionics and navigation consoles are fitted to interior.
Wingspan: 85 ft.
Length: 73 ft.
Height: 24 ft. 7 in.
Weight: 22,100 lb.
Max. Speed: 309 mph
Range: 1,025 miles