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DASH 8-300: introduction


The DASH 8-300, a renowned turboprop plane, embodies excellence in regional aviation. Developed by Bombardier, this versatile aircraft offers an exceptional combination of performance, operational efficiency and comfort.

With its impressive passenger-carrying capacity, the DASH 8-300 stands out for its unrivalled reliability and ability to serve regional airports with ease. Whether for short-haul or regional flights, the DASH 8-300 stands out for its versatility and ability to offer a refined travel experience.

AEROAFFAIRES invites you to discover the captivating world of this aircraft, where performance and luxury converge to create an exceptional flying experience.


DASH 8-300: a little history


The DASH 8-300 has a fascinating history, dating back to its origins within De Havilland Canada. Development of this turboprop aircraft began in the 1980s to meet the growing needs of the regional market. The DASH 8-300, part of the DASH 8 family of aircraft, was designed to offer exceptional performance, reliability and unrivaled versatility.

Its maiden flight took place in 1987, marking the start of an era in which this aircraft would become a benchmark in short- and medium-haul air transport. Since then, the DASH 8-300 has conquered the skies, earning the trust of airlines the world over thanks to its ability to operate efficiently in a variety of airport environments, while ensuring optimum levels of passenger comfort. This brief incursion into the history of the DASH 8-300 reveals a saga rich in innovation and success in the field of aviation.


A few key dates of the DASH 8-300:


  • 1987: First Flight – The DASH 8-300 makes its maiden flight, marking the start of its aviation journey.
  • 1980s: Development – The aircraft’s design was initiated in the 1980s to meet the growing needs of the regional market.
  • 1990s: Commissioning – The DASH 8-300 enters service, offering exceptional performance for short- and medium-haul flights.
  • 2000s: Worldwide adoption – The aircraft gains worldwide popularity, becoming a preferred choice for many airlines.
  • 2010s: Modernization – Technological updates and improvements are made to maintain the aircraft’s competitiveness in the marketplace.


Special features of the DASH 8-300


The DASH 8-300 cabin features include:

  • Comfortable seats: The seats on the DASH 8-300 are designed to offer passengers a certain level of comfort, whatever the distance of the flight.
  • Air conditioning: The cabin is equipped with an air-conditioning system to ensure a comfortable environment for passengers.
  • Storage space: The DASH 8-300 cabin features spacious baggage compartments, enabling passengers to easily store their personal belongings.
  • Toilets: The DASH 8-300 cabin includes toilets.


Book your flight with AEROAFFAIRES


Experts in private aircraft charter, AEROAFFAIRES offers VIP, personalized service at the best price. Whatever aircraft you are looking for, your dedicated flight consultant will provide you with 24/7 assistance up to 2 hours before your flight.

AEROAFFAIRES is also committed to sustainable development. We have created the SkyCO2 program in partnership with associations fighting deforestation in South America, and thus offset 100% of the CO2 emitted by our private flights.

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.

Commercial features of the DASH 8-300


  • Cost-efficiency: Thanks to its economical design, the DASH 8-300 offers attractive operating economics for airlines, particularly on low- and medium-density routes.
  • Access to specific markets: Because of its ability to serve regional airports with shorter runways, the DASH 8-300 enables airlines to explore specific markets that would not be accessible with larger aircraft.
  • Longevity: The longevity of the DASH 8-300 platform is supported by maintenance programs and upgrade options, enabling operators to extend the aircraft’s useful life.

Key benefits of the DASH 8-300


  • Capacity: The DASH 8-300 can accommodate around 50 passengers, making it ideal for medium-haul regional routes.
  • Economy: The DASH 8-300’s turboprop engines offer fuel efficiency, which generally translates into lower operating costs than some jet aircraft.
  • Adaptability: The DASH 8-300 is renowned for its reliable performance in a variety of weather and operational conditions.

Technical specifications of the DASH 8-300

General informations

  • Manufacturer BOMBARDIER
  • Model DASH 8-300
  • Classification Regional Airliners
  • Crew 2 pilots + flight attendant
  • Seats 50
  • Luggage compartment volume 9 m³
  • Toilet yes
  • Hourly rates 9900 €/hour
  • Purchase Price 15500000 €


  • Interior Height 2.46 m m
  • Interior Width 1.93 m m


  • Cruising speed 520 km/h
  • Range 2000 km

DASH 8-300 cabin

  • Height 1,95 m
  • Width 2,51 m
  • Length 12,60 m
  • Seats 50

DASH 8-300 performance

  • Maximum speed 667 km/h
  • Autonomy 2 500 km
  • Cruising speed 520 km/h
  • Ceiling 7 620 m

DASH 8-300 dimensions

  • Lenght 32,84 m
  • Height 8,34 m
  • Span 28,42 m

A question ? Contact our team

DASH 8 intérieur

Isabelle CLERC


DASH 8 intérieur

François-Xavier CLERC


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

  • How to rent a DASH 8-300?

    To rent a DASH 8-300, you can contact an airline broker, who will suggest the best option for your needs. You can also contact an airline directly.

  • How is the DASH 8-300 powered?

    The DASH 8-300 is powered by two Pratt & Whitney Canada PW123 turboprop engines.

  • What are the advantages of DASH 8-300 for airlines?

    The DASH 8-300 offers airlines several advantages, including operational economy, longevity and versatility for a wide range of missions.

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