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DASH 8-100: introduction


The DASH 8-100, developed by De Havilland Canada, is a versatile and reliable regional turboprop, renowned for its ability to operate on short runways. Part of the DASH 8 family, it embodies excellence in operational efficiency and flexibility.

With a cabin configuration adapted to accommodate around 37 to 39 passengers, the DASH 8-100 offers an ideal solution for regional missions, combining adequate range with optimum performance. Its agility in a variety of airport environments makes it a popular choice for destinations less accessible to larger aircraft, and its versatility makes it a key player in the regional aviation sector.

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DASH 8-100: a little history


The history of the DASH 8-100 goes back to the early years of De Havilland Canada, when the design of innovative regional turboprops was taking off. The DASH 8-100 was introduced as one of the first members of the DASH 8 family, with its maiden flight in 1983.

Intended to meet the growing demand for versatile regional aircraft, the DASH 8-100 quickly distinguished itself by its reliable performance and ability to operate efficiently on short runways. Its success paved the way for a series of subsequent iterations in the DASH 8 family, consolidating its reputation as the aircraft of choice for regional routes.

Over the decades, the DASH 8-100 has continued to play an essential role in regional aviation, combining heritage and innovation to meet the changing needs of air transport.


The advantages of the DASH 8-100


The advantages of the DASH 8-100 make it a preferred choice for regional aviation, combining operational efficiency with reliable performance. These advantages include:

  • Versatility: The DASH 8-100 excels in its ability to take off and land on short runways, expanding access to less accessible airports.
  • Cabin: With a typical capacity of around 37-39 passengers, the DASH 8-100 offers a comfortable cabin configuration for regional missions.
  • Fuel efficiency: As a turboprop aircraft, the DASH 8-100 is renowned for its fuel efficiency, offering competitive operating costs.
  • Adaptability: Its versatility enables it to adapt to a range of airport environments, including those with limited infrastructure.
  • Reliability: With a history dating back to the 1980s, the DASH 8-100 benefits from a heritage of reliability and performance that has been constantly improved over the years.
  • Accessibility: Designed specifically for regional missions, the DASH 8-100 is ideal for air transport in regions where efficient connectivity is crucial.
  • Simplified maintenance: Its intelligent design and easy maintenance contribute to reduced downtime, ensuring greater availability for operations.


Technical characteristics of the DASH 8-100


The DASH 8-100 is distinguished by a set of technical features that make it a first-rate regional aircraft, ideal for a variety of missions. These features include :

  • Power: Equipped with two Pratt & Whitney Canada PW120 turboprop engines, the DASH 8-100 benefits from optimum propulsive power, ensuring reliable performance.
  • Speed: With a cruising speed of around 491 km/h (305 mph), this aircraft offers fast, efficient travel on regional routes.
  • Range: The DASH 8-100 can cover a maximum distance of around 1,290 kilometers (800 nautical miles), offering a range suitable for regional missions.
  • Access to short runways: Thanks to its ability to operate on short runways, the DASH 8-100 can access airports with more limited infrastructure, expanding route possibilities.


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As experts in air charter for over 30 years, AEROAFFAIRES is capable of arranging any flight you desire, whether it’s to a popular destination or a small local airport. We provide the same high-quality service and support for all your travel needs.

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To request a personalized, no-obligation quote, our aviation experts are available 24/7 at +33 (0) 1 44 09 91 82 or via email at charter@aeroaffaires.com. You can also fill out our online quote form and receive a response within two hours.

Technical specifications of DASH 8-100

General informations

  • Manufacturer BOMBARDIER
  • Model DASH 8-100
  • Classification Commercial Airliners
  • Crew 2 pilots + flight attendant
  • Seats 37
  • Toilet yes
  • Hourly rates 9 300 €/hour
  • Purchase Price 12 000 000 €


  • Interior Height 2.47 m
  • Interior Width 1.95 m


  • Cruising speed 500 km/h
  • Range 1 880 km

DASH 8-100 cabin

  • Height 1,95 m
  • Width 2,51 m
  • Length 9,10 m
  • Seats 37-40

DASH 8-100 performance

  • Cruising speed 500 km/h
  • Autonomy 1 880 km
  • Ceiling 7 500 m

DASH 8-100 motorization

  • Engine 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada

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Our airline experts remain at your disposal to help you at every stage of your reservation.

  • What types of missions are suitable for the DASH 8-100?

    The DASH 8-100 is ideally suited to regional missions, be they business flights, intercity routes or special transports in regions where airports have shorter runways.

  • Which airlines or rental services use the DASH 8-100?

    Many regional airlines and rental services around the world use the DASH 8-100. It is often chosen for its operational efficiency in a variety of airport environments.

  • What are the distinctive features of the DASH 8-100?

    The DASH 8-100 stands out for its ability to take off and land on relatively short runways, making it an ideal choice for destinations less accessible to larger aircraft.

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