Dash-8. Flight Profile. Update #1

Max Sez. This is from Wiki. Landing Speeds & Flap Configuration from Model POH needs to be added to this Topic, have at it!
From dhc8.xml file for model)
Stall speed :Full Flaps = 58 kt
Stall speed : No Flaps = 74 kt
Take- Off Speed: 90 kt?
Max speed for flaps and gear:
Never Exceed speed:?
Cruise Speed:287 kt
Climb: 1800 fpm

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Nice topic, Max. This will be useful!

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What is the ceiling?

27,000ft I believe

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Max Sez; Read profile data  in 4 columns (Q-1oo, 200, 300, 400)					

THC 012 - Dash-8
Tech Data Sheet
Last revision: 13.5.2000

BOMBARDIER DASH-8 Q SERIES POH

Q 100

Q 200

Q 300

Q 400

AIRSPEEDS (KIAS):

Vso: 66 66 74 82
Vs: 92 92 96 112
Vfe: 148 148 163 180
Vno: 180 180 190 200
Vne: 252 252 253 260
Vr: 95 95 100 115
Va: 103 103 111 125

Powerplant:

2150 hp 2150 hp 2500 hp 5071 hp

Performance:

Range (Nm): 1041 969 878 1296
Max Cruise Speed (KIAS) at 1060 rpm: 270 295 285 350
T/O distance: 3255 ft 3255 ft 3865 ft 4430 ft
Landing distance: 2580 ft 2605 ft 3415 ft 4250 ft
Ceiling: 25,000 ft 25,000 ft 25,000 ft 27,000 ft
Climb Rates

(at MTOW and 1060 rpm):

0 - 10,000 ft 1500 fpm 1500 fpm 1500 fpm 2000 fpm
10 - 20,000 ft 1000 fpm 1000 fpm 1000 fpm 1500 fpm
20 - 25,000 ft 750 fpm 750 fpm 740 fpm 1000 fpm

Weights (lbs):

Max. Takeoff 36,300 36,300 43,000 63,750
Max. Landing 33,900 33,900 42,000 61,250
Max. Zero fuel 32,000 32,400 39,500 56,500
Empty Weight 22,882 23,117 25,888 37,804
Fuel Weight 5,010 5,010 5,010 10,632

Dimensions (feet):

Length 73 73 84.25 107.7
Wingspan 85 85 90 93.25
Height 24.6 24.6 24.6 27.4
Diameter 8.9 8.9 8.9 8.9
Wing Area (ft2) 585 585 605 679

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RIP Dash 7. Such great possibilities, such little use.

There to scared to pass FL280, though they can do it, they just chose not.

Thanks Max, very useful info!

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A friend of mine that flies these said to never rotate more than 5 degrees on take off and landing or you’ll get a tail strike.

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