Turbo Dakota DC-3 Technical Data

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General, Range vs. Load, Cruise & Range, Weights & Dimensions, Take-off & Landing

General

GENERAL PARTICULARS
Wingspan 95' 0"/28.956 Meters
Length 66' 9.5"/20.3454 Meters
Height 29' 6"/8.9916 Meters (Level Position to Top of Fin)
Cargo Compartment Length 35' 1.5"/10.6985 Meters
Cargo Compartment Width (floor level) 7' 0" (Varies)/2.1336 Meters
Cargo Compartment Height 6' 6" (Varies)/1.9812 Meters
Cargo Compartment Volume 1225 cubic ft./34.82 Cubic Meters
FUEL (Standard Fuel Shown - additional 230 gallon option available)
Total Useable Fuel Capacity 1030 U.S. Gallons/3897.8 Liters
CRUISE  
Nominal Fuel Consumption @ 26,900 Lb. Gross Weight 1000 lb/hr (10,000 ft. ISA)/453.59


Maximum Allowable Take-off Weight 13, 154 kg
Basic Empty Weight 6,962 kg
2 Crew @91kg 182 kg
Empty Operating Weight 7, 144 kg
Maximum Load 6,010 kg
Maximum Fuel Load 3,224 kg
Maximum Useable Load 3,190 kg
Maximum Load with Maximum Fuel 2,786 kg
VFR Reserve - 45 minutes @ 371 kg/hr 272 kg
408 kg/hrBurn-Off 170 knots 408 kg/hr
TAS 170 knots
Available En-Route Fuel - Full Tanks Excluding Reserve 2,918 kg

Range Vs. Load

FUEL: KG ENDURANCE: HRS RANGE: KM LOAD: KG
2918 07 hr 08 min 2250 2792
2668 06 hr 33 min 2057 3042
2419 05 hr 56 min 1865 3292
2169 05 hr 19 min 1672 3542
1920 04 hr 42 min 1480 3792
1671 04 hr 05 min 1289 4042
1421 03 hr 28 min 1096 4292
1171 02 hr 52 min 903 4542
922 02 hr 15 min 711 4792
672 01 hr 40 min 518 5042
423 01 hr 02 min 325 5292

Cruise and Range

CRUISE PERFORMANCE (ISA, 10,000 ft. AMSL, 26,000 lb. GW)
 
PERCENTAGE CRUISE POWER KTAS TOTAL FUEL FLOW
100% Cruise Power 196 KTAS 1017 lb/hr /461.30 kg
80% Cruise Power 182 KTAS 884 lb/hr/ 400.98 kg
60% Cruise Power 165 KTAS 764 lb/hr/ 346.54

RANGE (1 Hour Reserve, Standard Fuel)
 
POWER SETTING AMBIENT CONDITIONS FUEL FLOW TRUE AIRSPEED RANGE
60% Cruise 10,000 ft. ISA 764 lb/hr. 165 kTAS 1325nm/3132.38 Kilometers
80% Cruise 10,000 ft. ISA 884 lb/hr 182 kTAS 1240 nm/1995.59 Kilometers
100% Cruise 10,000 ft. ISA 1017 lb/hr 196 kTAS 1133 nm/1823.39 Kilometers

Indicated Airspeed at 60% Cruise Power = 138 kIAS
Indicated Airspeed at 80% Cruise Power = 154 kIAS
Indicated Airspeed at 100% Cruise Power = 167 kIAS
Fuel on climb @ 29,000 lb. AUW, power set to Max Climb, Fuel Flow as follows:
1000 ft., 1151 lb./hr. (522.09 Kg.) Total
3000 ft., 1103 lb./hr. (500.31 Kg.) Total
5000 ft.., 1076 lb./hr. (488.07 Kg.) Total
8000 ft., 1042 lb./hr. (472.64 Kg.) Total
11,000 ft., 991 lb./hr. (449.51 Kg.) Total
13,000 ft., 944 lb./hr. (428.19 Kg.) Total

Take Off and Landing Performance

TAKE OFF PERFORMANCE (ISA SL, 29,000 lb. GTOW)
 
Stall Speed (Clean) 69 KIAS
Stall Speed (Gear+Flaps, Extended) 64 KIAS
V1 78 KIAS
VR 80 KIAS
V2 86 KIAS
T/O Dist. (To 35 ft) 3600 ft
ACC/Stop Distance 3220 ft
First Segment Climb 1.9% Gross Grad.
Second Segment Climb 4.0% Gross Grad.
En Route Climb (2000 ft. AGL) 2.1% Gross Grad.

 

LANDING PERFORMANCE (ISA SL, 26,900 LB. GLW)
Approach Speed VREF 84 KIAS
Landing Distance (50 ft. Obstacle) 2750 ft. (No Reverse Power)
Approach Climb 4.0% Gross Grad.
Balked Landing Climb 5.2% Gross Grad.

NOTE: Take-off and Landing Performance Tables shown assume Wind = 0 kts and Runway Slope = 0%.


The preceding Information is provided for evaluation purposes only. All Performance Data is based upon Standard Aircraft Specifications.