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Dash-8 Series

100

200

300

400

Model

102
103

106

201

202

311 / 314 / 315

400A / 400B

  Marketing Nickname
  (if equipped with NVS
  "Q" for Quiet)

Q100

Q200

Q300

Q400

 Engines (A/C Model)

PW-120A  (102)
PW-121 (103 / 106)

PW-123C

PW-123D

PW-123  (311)

PW-150A

PW-123B  (314)

PW123E  (315)

 Seating Capacity

37 / 39 

37 / 39

50 / 52 / 54 / 56

68 (400A) / 70-78 (400B)

   Weights (lb)

Weight Option

Basic

H.G.W.

Basic

Basic

Basic

I.G.W.

H.G.W.

Basic

I.G.W.

H.G.W.

 Maximum Takeoff Weight

34,500

36,300

36,300

36,300

41,100

41,880

43,000

60,250

61,720

63,250

 Maximum Landing Weight

33,900

33,900

34,500

34,500

40,000

41,000

42,000

59,750

60,500

60,500

 Maximum Zero Fuel Weight

31,300

32,000

32,000

32,000

37,200

38,500

39,500

53,750

54,500

55,250

 Basic Empty Wt. (Detail Spec.)

22,035

22,083

22,309

22,325

25,084

25,106

25,106

35,448

35,448

35,448

 Operating Items Allowance

695

695

695

695

730

730

730

1,010

1,010

1,010

 Operating Weight Empty

22,730

22,778

23,004

23,020

25,814

25,836

25,836

36,458

36,458

36,458

 Max. Useable Fuel (Std. Tanks)

5,678

5,678

5,678

5,678

5,678

5,678

5,678

11,832

11,832

11,832

 Max. Useable Fuel (L.R. Tanks)

10,244

7,500

10,244

10,244

10,244

10,244

10,244

- - -

- - -

- - -

 Maximum Payload

8,570

9,222

8,996

8,980

11,386

12,664

13,664

17,292

18,042

18,792

   Weights (kg)

Weight Option

Basic

H.G.W.

Basic

Basic

Basic

I.G.W.

H.G.W.

Basic

I.G.W.

H.G.W.

 Maximum Takeoff Weight

15,649

16,465

16,465

16,465

18,643

18,996

19,504

27,329

27,996

28,690

 Maximum Landing Weight

15,377

15,377

15,649

15,649

18,144

18,597

19,051

27,102

27,442

27,442

 Maximum Zero Fuel Weight

14,197

14,515

14,515

14,515

16,874

17,463

17,917

24,381

24,721

25,061

 Basic Empty Wt. (Detail Spec.)

9,995

10,017

10,119

10,127

11,378

11,388

11,388

16,079

16,079

16,079

 Operating Items Allowance

315

315

315

315

331

331

331

458

458

458

 Operating Weight Empty

10,310

10,332

10,434

10,442

11,709

11,719

11,719

16,537

16,537

16,537

 Max. Useable Fuel (Std. Tanks)

2,575

2,575

2,575

2,575

2,575

2,575

2,575

5,367

5,367

5,367

 Max. Useable Fuel (L.R. Tanks)

4,647

3,402

4,647

4,647

4,647

4,647

4,647

- - -

- - -

- - -

 Maximum Payload

3,887

4,183

4,081

4,073

5,165

5,744

6,198

7,844

8,184

8,524

I.G.W. = Intermediate Gross Weights;    H.G.W. = High Gross Weights

* Q400 O.W.E. & Payload Weights = 70 Seat Configuration

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