de Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver

STOL Utility Aircraft

de Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The de Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver is a single-engine eight-seat light STOL utility aircraft produced by the Canadian manufacturer de Havilland Aircraft of Canada Ltd..
The Beaver was also produced with a turboprop engine as DHC-2T Turbo-Beaver III. Viking Air Ltd. of Canada has put the Turbo-Beaver again into production.
Crew1
Passengers7
Propulsion1 Radial Engine
Engine ModelPratt & Whitney R-985-AN-14B Wasp Junior
Engine Power336 kW450 hp
Speed261 km/h141 kts
  162 mph
Service Ceiling5.486 m18.000 ft
Range1.180 km637 NM
733 mi.
Empty Weight1.293 kg2.851 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight2.313 kg5.099 lbs
Wing Span14,63 m47 ft 12 in
Wing Area23,2 m²250 ft²
Length9,22 m30 ft 3 in
Height2,47 m8 ft 1 in
First Flight16.08.1947
Production Statusin production
Total Production1657
ICAO CodeDH2T DHC2
IATA CodeDHB DHP DHR
Data for (Version)de Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver I
VariantsDHC-2T Turbo-Beaver III

[Photo-ID: 678] © Karsten Palt 2007-09-15
De Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver, Clipper Aviation, D-FLEN, c/n 1056,© Karsten Palt, 2007De Havilland Canada
DHC-2 Beaver
Clipper Aviation
Reg.: D-FLEN
c/n: 1056
 
Airport-Days 2007 [Hamburg-Fuhlsbüttel (EDDH / HAM)]
[Photo-ID: 906] © Karsten Palt 2008-06-20
De Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver (U-6A), Koninklijke Luchtmacht Historische Vlucht, PH-DHC, c/n 965,© Karsten Palt, 2008De Havilland Canada
DHC-2 Beaver (U-6A)
Koninklijke Luchtmacht Historische Vlucht
Reg.: PH-DHC
c/n: 965
 
Open Dagen Koninklijke Luchtmacht 2008 [Leeuwarden (EHLW / LHW)]
[Photo-ID: 907] © Karsten Palt 2008-06-20
De Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver (U-6A), Koninklijke Luchtmacht Historische Vlucht, PH-DHC, c/n 965,© Karsten Palt, 2008De Havilland Canada
DHC-2 Beaver (U-6A)
Koninklijke Luchtmacht Historische Vlucht
Reg.: PH-DHC
c/n: 965
 
Open Dagen Koninklijke Luchtmacht 2008 [Leeuwarden (EHLW / LHW)]
[Photo-ID: 1008] © Karsten Palt 2008-07-07
De Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver AL.1, Royal Army Air Corps, XP821, c/n 1484,© Karsten Palt, 2008De Havilland Canada
DHC-2 Beaver AL.1
Royal Army Air Corps
Reg.: XP821
c/n: 1484
 
Museum of Army Flying [Middle Wallop, Hampshire]
[Photo-ID: 1009] © Karsten Palt 2008-07-07
De Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver AL.1, Royal Army Air Corps, XP822, c/n 1486,© Karsten Palt, 2008De Havilland Canada
DHC-2 Beaver AL.1
Royal Army Air Corps
Reg.: XP822
c/n: 1486
 
Museum of Army Flying [Middle Wallop, Hampshire]
[Photo-ID: 5513] © Karsten Palt 2012-01-11
De Havilland Canada U-6A Beaver, United States Air Force (USAF), 51-16501, c/n 277/1091,© Karsten Palt, 2012De Havilland Canada
U-6A Beaver
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 51-16501
c/n: 277/1091
 
National Museum of the United States Air Force [Dayton, Ohio / USA (Wright-Patterson AFB)]
[Photo-ID: 13220] © Karsten Palt 2016-10-10
De Havilland Canada U-6A Beaver (DHC-2), United States Air Force (USAF), 54-1707, c/n 853,© Karsten Palt, 2016De Havilland Canada
U-6A Beaver (DHC-2)
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 54-1707
c/n: 853
 
Castle Air Museum [Atwater, CA]
[Photo-ID: 6892] © Karsten Palt 2013-05-17
De Havilland Canada U-6A Beaver (DHC-2), United States Army, 58-2062, c/n 1394,© Karsten Palt, 2013De Havilland Canada
U-6A Beaver (DHC-2)
United States Army
Reg.: 58-2062
c/n: 1394
 
Midland Air Museum [Coventry]
[Photo-ID: 6893] © Karsten Palt 2013-05-17
De Havilland Canada U-6A Beaver (DHC-2), United States Army, 58-2062, c/n 1394,© Karsten Palt, 2013De Havilland Canada
U-6A Beaver (DHC-2)
United States Army
Reg.: 58-2062
c/n: 1394
 
Midland Air Museum [Coventry]
[Photo-ID: 5765] © Karsten Palt 2012-04-29
De Havilland Canada U-6A Beaver (DHC-2), Republic of Korea Air Force (ROKAF), 11-6837, c/n 386,© Karsten Palt, 2012De Havilland Canada
U-6A Beaver (DHC-2)
Republic of Korea Air Force (ROKAF)
Reg.: 11-6837
c/n: 386
 
The War Memorial of Korea [Seoul]