DC3/C47

BSAS DC3/C47 TP TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

Below specifications are for the Standard BSAS DC3/C47 – 65ARTP, figures will vary with each aircraft, depending on aircraft application and configuration.

Refer to BSAS Contacts for more information on -67R & -67F Turbine Variants.


For The Operator:

  • Average Fuel Burn:
    • 977 lbs / 440 kg / 570 litres per hour (estimated)
  • Average Maintenance Reserves:
    • $220.00 per hour [Engine; props; airframe & avionics] (estimated)
  • Range (45 Minutes Reserve Fuel):
    • 1,283 NM.
| SEE AIRCRAFT LOAD SPECS |

Aircraft Load Sheet:

 

DC3/C47-65TP

DC3/C47-65ARTP

Maximum Ramp Weight: 26900 lbs 29300 lbs
Maximum Takeoff Weight: 26900 lbs 29000 lbs
Basic Operating Weight: 16000 lbs 16000 lbs
Maximum Useful Load: 10900 lbs 13000 lbs.
Zero Fuel Weight: 25000 lbs 26200 lbs
Maximum usable fuel: 1050 gal. 1050 gal.
Maximum Rate of Climb: 1560 ft per min. 1560 ft per min.
Ceiling (Certified): 24000 ft. 24000 ft.
SE Rate of Climb: 480 ft per min 480 ft/min.
SE Best Rate of Climb Airspeed: 99 KIAS. 99 KIAS.
SE Ceiling: 14,000 ft. 14 000 ft.
Normal Cruise at 12500 ft: 199 KTAS. 199 KTAS.
Fuel Flow at normal cruise: 977 lbs per hr. 977 lbs/hr.
Max. Range w/45 min reserves: 1283 NM. 1283 NM.
Stall Speed, clean: 69 KIAS.  69 KIAS.
Stall Speed, Flaps Gear Down: 64 KIAS. 64 KIAS.
Turbulent Air Penetration: 119 KIAS. 119 KIAS.
Vmo: 180 KIAS. 174 KIAS.
Vmca: 65 KIAS. 65 KIAS.

Floor plan A: General Loading Plan

Floor plan B: LD3 Loading Plan

Take off and Landings are limited to pressure altitudes between -1000 ft and 10,000 ft temperatures between -40C minimum to ISA +34C


The Aircraft:

| PERFORMANCE |

TAKE OFF PERFORMANCE

ITEM AMBIENT CONDITIONS DC3/C47-65ARTP
Maximum Weight at Take Off Climb Weight Limit ISA SL 29000 lbs
+30°C @ SL 28500 lbs
+20°C @ 4000 ft 26300 lbs

Take Off Brake Energy Weight Limit

Special Note: The DC3/C47-65ARTP does not have a Take off Brake Energy Weight Limitation.

ISA SL N/A
+30°C @ SL N/A
+20°C @ 4000 ft N/A

Take Off Distance to 35 ft, at Maximum Take Off Climb Weight Limit

ISA SL 4500 ft
+30°C @ SL 4800 ft
+20°C @ 4000 ft 5200 ft

Accelerate/Stop Distance, at Maximum Take Off Climb Weight Limit

ISA SL 4500 ft
+30°C @ SL 4200 ft
+20°C @ 4000 ft 4400 ft

LANDING PERFORMANCE

Landing Distance (Over 50 ft Obstacle) ISA SL 3200 ft
+30°C @ SL 3450 ft
+20°C @ 4000 ft 3400 ft
| LIMITATIONS |

AIRSPEED

ITEM

DC3/C47-65ARTP

VMO  (Maximum Operating)

170 KIAS

V(Manoeuvring)

107 KIAS

VLO  (Landing Gear Operating)

141 KIAS

VLE  (Landing Gear Extended)

141 KIAS

VFE  (Flap Extended ¼ )

133 KIAS

VFE  (Flap Extended ½ )

97 KIAS

VFE  (Flap Extended ¾ to Full)

95 KIAS

Maximum Demonstrated Cross Wind Component

13 Kts

Maximum Tail Wind Component

10 Kts

VMCA  (Minimum Control Speed Air)

67 KIAS

VMCG  (Minimum Control Speed Ground)

60 KIAS

WEIGHT LIMITATIONS

Maximum Ramp Weight

29300 lbs

Maximum Take Off Weight

29000 lbs

Maximum Landing Weight

28750 lbs

Maximum Zero Fuel Weight

26200 lbs

FUEL QUANTITY

Total Fuel Quantity (Standard)

7006 lbs

Useable Fuel Quantity (Standard)

6932 lbs

Total Fuel Quantity (Standard + Optional Wing Tanks)

12092 lbs

Useable Fuel Quantity (Standard + Optional Wing Tanks)

12004 lbs

MISCELLANEOUS

Center Of Gravity Range

13 % to 28 % MAC

Maximum Certified Altitude

24000 ft

Minimum Crew

2 (pilot and co-pilot)

Noise Characteristics

No acoustical change was shown under provisions of FAR 21.93 (b)

Operating Temperature Limits

-40°C to ISA +35°C

| AIRFRAME |

ENGINES

 

ITEM

DC3/C47-65ARTP

Make and Model

Pratt and Whitney Canada, PT6A-65AR

Take Off Power

1424 SHP up to 82°F
SFC:- 0.509 lb/SHP/hr

Alternate Take Off Power

1230 SHP up to 84°F
SFC:- 0.521 lb/SHP/hr

Maximum Continuous Power

1165 SHP up to 101° F
SFC:- 0.522 lb/SHP/hr

Maximum Climb and Cruise Power

956 SHP up to 85° F
SFC:- 0.552 lb/SHP/hr

Engine Dry Weight

486 lbs

PROPELLERS

Make and Model

Hartzell
HC-B5MP-3C/M10876

FUSELAGE EXTENSION

Fuselage extension length

40 inch

WINGS

Centre wing re-inforcement

Incorporated

Wing tips

Modified wing tips

| SYSTEMS |

FUEL SYSTEM

ITEM

DC3/C47-65ARTP

Additional fuel tanks (Standard Configuration)

Two Main fuel tanks installed, 125 US Gallons each

Fuel quantity indication system

Capacitance Probes and indicators

Transfer pumps

Four electrically driven

Transfer pump interconnection system

Interconnection system installed to provide fuel transfer capability with a single operable transfer pump.

Fuel booster pumps

Four electrically driven

ENGINE FIRE EXTINGUISHER SYSTEM

Number of fire extinguishers

Four, two per engine

WHEEL BRAKES

Type of Wheel Brakes installed

Goodyear single floating disc brakes


Standard Avionics Part 91 & 121 Operations:

| INTERCOM SYSTEM |

INTERCOM SYSTEM.

GNS 340

Audio Control Panel and Intercom system

2

GA26C

Antenna Marker Beacon

2

| VHF COMMUNICATION/NAV/GPS/DME |

VHF COMMUNICATION/NAV/GPS/DME.

Garmin 430

VHF Comm, VOR, GPS

2

AVT-4

Antenna VHF 1

1

AVT-4

Antenna VHF 2

1

 

Antenna VOR/LOC Dual

1

 

Diplexer

1

 

Antenna Glide Slope

1

KA-60

Antenna DME

2

| AC POWER GENERATION |

AC POWER GENERATION.

1A125-1B1

Static Invertor. #1.

2

| COMPASS SYSTEM NO 1 + 2 |

COMPASS SYSTEM Number 1 + 2.

KCS 55 A

Compass system

2

| ADF SYSTEM |

ADF SYSTEM.

KR-87A

ADF Receiver Unit

2

| TRANSPONDER |

TRANSPONDER

KT76C

Transponder Unit.

1

KA60-TPX

Antenna Transponder

1

| STANDBY COMPASS |

STANDBY COMPASS.

C2300L4

Airpath Magnetic Compass.

1

| PILOTS/COPILOT INSTRUMENTS |

PILOTS /COPILOT INSTRUMENTS.

 

Bendix/King Attitude Indicator.

2

KNI-582

Radio Magnetic Indicator.

2

AC1308

Airspeed Indicator.

2

B45521-10-102

Altimeter, Encoding.

2

7160

Vertical Speed Indicator.

2

1394T100-32

Turn Co-ordinator.

2

KRA-405

Radio Altimeter Tx/Rx Unit.

1

 

OAT Indicator

1

ACAS 2

CAS 67A

TCAS 2/ ACAS 2

1

Bendix/King

Mode S Transponder

 

 

TCAS Antennae

 

TAWS

ST-3400

TAWS/EGPWS

1

ALTITUDE ALERT SYSTEM

1D960

Altitude Preselect

1

EMERGENCY LOCATOR TRANSMITTER

Artex 406

Emergency Locator Transmitter

1

SMOKE DETECTOR SYSTEM

 

Smoke detector sensor and amplifier assembly

3

12522 9334

Light Indicating

3

STANDBY ATTITUDE INDICATOR

AI-804

Attitude Indicator

1

PS-823

Emergency power supply

1

PASSENGER ADDRESS SYSTEM

 

PA Amplifier c/w mount tray

1

 

Forward Cabin Handset Assembly

1

 

Aft Cabin Handset Assembly

1

 

Speaker

4

EMERGENCY LIGHTS SYSTEM

 

Emergency battery

1

 

Lights

8

HF COMMUNICATION.

KHF 950

HF Comm with SELCAL

1

1108/1B2005

Antenna HF Wire c/w Tensioner

1

WEATHER RADAR SYSTEM.

ART 2000

Wx Radar

1

COCKPIT VOICE RECORDER

93A10031

CVR Unit c/w CVR Controller, Remote Microphone

1

FLIGHT DATA RECORDER

 

DFDR Unit c/w required sensors

1

 


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