Short Brothers (Shorts) Short 330

Regional Airliner / Utility Aircraft

Short Brothers (Shorts) 330, Air Cargo Carriers, N336MV, c/n SH3018 © Vladimir Kostritsa
Photo ©: Vladimir Kostritsa (Photos at airliners.net)
The Short 330 is a twin-engined regional airliner for up to 30 passengers and utility aircraft produced by the British manufacturer Short Brothers plc. The Short 330 is approved under the designation SD3-30. The C-23 Sherpa is a military variant operated by the United States Air Force and the United States Army.
The Short 330 is a development of the S.C.7 Skyvan. The total production numbers include 34 C-23 Sherpa (18 C-23A and 16 C-23B).
Crew2
Passengers30
Propulsion2 Turboprop Engines
Engine ModelPratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-45R
Engine Power (each)895 kW1200 shp
Speed352 km/h190 kts
  219 mph
Service Ceiling3.505 m11.500 ft
Range1.695 km915 NM
1.053 mi.
Empty Weight6.680 kg14.727 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight10.387 kg22.899 lbs
Wing Span22,76 m74 ft 8 in
Wing Area42,1 m453 ft
Length17,69 m58 ft 0 in
Height4,95 m16 ft 3 in
First Flight22.08.1974
Production Statusout of production
Total Productionca. 180
ICAO CodeSH33
IATA CodeSH3
other TCDSCAA UK BA11
Data for (Version)Shorts 330-200
VariantsShort 330-100, 330-200, SD3-Sherpa