DHC2

DE HAVILLAND CANADA DHC-2

Aircraft
Name
DHC-2
Manufacturer
Body
Narrow
Wing
Fixed Wing
WTC
L
APC
A
Type Code
L1P
Engine
Piston
Engine Count
Single
Manufactured as
DE HAVILLAND CANADA U-6 Beaver
DE HAVILLAND CANADA DHC-2 Mk1 Beaver
DE HAVILLAND CANADA Beaver
DE HAVILLAND CANADA L-20 Beaver
AIRTECH (1) Beaver
AIRTECH (1) DHC-2-PZL3S Beaver

DHC2

The de Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver is a single engined, high wing, propeller-driven, Short Take-Off and Landing (STOL) aircraft developed by de Havilland Canada, primarily known as a bush plane. It is used for cargo and passenger hauling, aerial application (crop dusting and aerial topdressing), and has been widely adopted by armed forces as a utility aircraft.

Technical Data
Wing span (metric)
14.63 m
Length (metric)
9.22 m
Height (metric)
2.74 m
Powerplant

1 x Pratt & Whitney R-985 Wasp Jr. radial engine, 450 hp (336 kW).

Engine Model(s)
Pratt & Whitney R-985
Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2
n/a
Distance
310 m
MTOW
2300 kg
Initial Climb (to 5000 ft)
IAS
n/a
ROC
n/a
Initial Climb (to FL150)
IAS
n/a
ROC
n/a
Initial Climb (to FL240)
IAS
n/a
ROC
n/a
MACH Climb
MACH
n/a
ROC
n/a
Cruise
TAS
109 kts
MACH
n/a
Ceiling
180
Range
670 NM
Initial Descent (to FL240)
MACH
n/a
ROD
n/a
Descent (to FL100)
IAS
n/a
ROD
n/a
Descent (FL100 & below)
IAS
n/a
MCS
n/a
ROD
n/a
Approach
Vapp (IAS)
n/a
Distance
305 m

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