Dash 8, Havilland Canada Dash 8, DHC-8
Dash 8 aircrafts are twin-engine turboprop aircraft initially known as Dash 8s. The Dash 8 100 was the original model. The Dash 8 100 made its first flight in June 1983; first deliveries followed in October 1984. Dash-8 100, 200, and 300 (Dash-8) aircraft, delivered from 1984 through to the mid 1990's. Dash-8 aircrafts were strong and reliable turboprop aircraft. Dash-8 aircraft has capable of take-off and landing performance, even on unprepared runways. owing to these outstanding features Dash-8 aircrafts are ideal and suitable aircrafts for regional airlines. The Bombardier Dash 8, previously known as the de Havilland Canada Dash 8 or DHC-8.
Dash 8 100
Production of the Series 100 ceased in 2005.
Propeller planes are smaller in size and have a smaller passenger capacity.
Dash 8 200
The Dash 200 carried 37-39 passengers and was equipped with turboprop engines more powerful than Dash 8 100.
Production of the Series 200 ceased in 2009.
Dash 8 300
Production of the Series 300 ceased in 2009.
In 1997, Bombardier started to use Active Noise and Vibration Suppression (ANVS) system. Bombardier used this new system on its Dash 8 turboprops. Owing to this revolutionary (ANVS) maked Bombardier's turboprop cabins quiet more than ever. Because of this developing, Bombardier renames its Dash 8 line aircrafts the Q Series (Q for ‘quiet’) in 1998.