How much horsepower does a Dash 8 have?

2,150 hp

Model Q200 Q400
Unit power 2,150 hp (1,600 kW) 5,071 shp / 3,781 kW
High speed cruise 289 kn / 535 km/h 300–360 kn / 556–667 km/h
Ceiling 25,000 ft / 7,620 m 27,000 ft / 8229 m
Range 1,125 nmi / 2,084 km 1,100 nmi / 2,040 km

How much does a DHC 8 cost?

Depending on numerous factors, the average price for a pre-owned BOMBARDIER/DEHAVILLAND Dash 8-300 is $3,250,000.00.

How many seats does a Dash 8 100 have?

37 passengers
Fast twin-engine turboprop aircraft able to carry up to 37 passengers. First choice worldwide in its class, the Dash-8 100 series ensures speed and a high level of comfort for up to 37 passengers.

What is the range of a Dash 8?

2,040 km
Bombardier Dash 8 – Q400/Range

How many hours can a Dash 8 fly?

DASH 8 300 – Range, Max Cruising Speed & Max Operating Altitude. The Dash 8 300 range is 924 nautical miles (1.711 km). The Max cruising speed is 287 kts (532 km/h).

How long can a Dash 8 fly?

DASH 8 Q400 – Range, Max Cruising Speed & Max Operating Altitude. The Dash 8 Q400 range is 1.100 nautical miles (2.040 km). The Max cruising speed is 360 kts (667 km/h).

Is the Dash 8 still in production?

De Havilland clarifies that Dash 8 production will cease in first half of 2021. De Havilland Aircraft confirms its expects to temporarily halt production of Dash 8-400 twin-turboprops in the first half of 2021.

Is a turboprop safer than a jet?

Turboprop vs Jet Safety Both turboprops and jets are powered by turbine engines, so they are essentially the same thing and thus, are considered to be equally as safe. Turboprops and jets are considered safer, and especially those with twin engines.

Why are turboprops still used?

A turboprop engine is designed to allow fewer moving parts, which cuts down on maintenance costs. An additional saving is engine parts. Due to a collection of factors such as the plane’s lighter weight, the type of engine used, and the size of the aircraft, turboprops burn less fuel than jet planes.

Are turboprops louder than jets?

The noise levels in the cabins of turboprop aircraft are typically 10 to 30 decibels louder than commercial jet noise levels. However, unlike jet noise the turboprop noise spectrum is dominated by a few low frequency tones.

Are turboprops safer than jets?