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Type sheet: dhc6

DeHavilland Canada DHC 6 Twin Otter
Commuter aircraft, United Kingdom, 1965

[Technical Data] [Expo/Images] - [ DeHavilland Canada] [ Airliners 1946-1974] [ Transport A/C 1946-1974]

Description:

The twin Otter is in service as a transport and
passenger-airliner, in various military roles and as
a fire fighter. It has some STOL capabilites and is
therefore used by "bush pilots", for example in latin
america.

 

Sizes and weights

Total Length :

49.541 ft

15.100 m

 

Greatest height :

18.701 ft

5.700 m

 

Wingspan :

64.961 ft

19.800 m

 

Wing area :

419.796 sqft

39.000 qm

 

Max take off weight :

10498.0 lbs

4761.0 kg

 

Weight empty :

5852.1 lbs

2654.0 kg

 

Performance data

Max. speed :

239 kts

442 km/h

 

Service ceiling :

25000 ft

7620 m

 

Cruising altitude :

10007 ft

3050 m

 

Wing load :

25.01 lbs/ft2

122.00 kg/qm

 

Range :

1188 nm

2200 km

 

Propulsion

Kind :

PTL

 

Type :

Pratt&Whitney Canada PT6A 20

 

Power rating (max.) :

643 shp

652 wps

 

Count :

2

2

 

Total power rating (max.) :

1286 shp

1304 wps

 

Other

Crew :

0

0

 

 

2+20

 

       

 

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