Short range turboprop airliner. In service since 1984. Initial basic model of Dash 8 regional turboprop airliner family. Followed by the series 100A in 1990 with extra headroom and 100B (since 1992) with more powerful engines. From 1996 all Dash 8s delivered with a computer controlled noise and vibration suppression system. Type designation with a Q for quiet. Canada mil. type: CT142, US-mil. type: E-9.
Wing span (metric)
2 x 2.000 SHP P&W 120A or 2 x 2.150 SHP P&W 121A turboprops with 4 blade propellers.