DH8D - Dash 8 - 400

DH8D – Dash 8 – 400

Detail name: Dash-8-400

ICAO type designator: DH8D

ICAO type description: L2T

Wake turbulance category: M

Max operating level: FL 250

Typical cruising speed: 250 kt*

Climb performance: Good

Approach category: B

Special Remarks:

The DH8D has got very good performance and can almost be treated as a jet aircraft.

*During descent the DH8D may keep high speed (around 280 knots).

Nice to know:

MTOW: 26.990 kg

Passengers: 70

What to look for:

  • Long and thin fuselage
  • High mounted wings and T-tail
  • The landing gear retract up into the engine housing
  • Wrap-around cockpit windows
  • Characteristic nose section

DHC-8 400