Wednesday, November 14, 2012

USAir Express Dash 8

USAir Express DHC-8 landing at KPIT circa late 1990s

Known during the development process as the "Dash X" DHC's Dash 8 originated from late 1970s studies for an intermediate aircraft between the sizes of the Twin Otter and Dash 7.

Dash 8 Bibliography

Julian Moxon "Dash 8: Canada's new commuter"  Flight International 9 April 1983 p.1005

David Godfrey "De Havilland of Canada is Dashing Ahead in Commuterliners"  Air International July 1983  p.7-12+ Includes a large cutaway diagram.

Chris Kjelgaard "Dash 8 is DHC's 'Best Ever'"  Flight International 27 August 1983 p.538  Includes a photo of prototype C-GONK.

 DHC-8-402Q walk around
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