Short Brothers (Shorts) S.C.7 Skyvan

Utility Aircraft

Short Brothers (Shorts) S.C.7 Skyvan © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Short S.C.7 Skyvan is a twin-engined utility aircraft produced by the British manufacturer Short Brothers and Harland Limited, later Short Brothers plc. The main roles of the Shorts Skyvan are short-range freight transport and skydiving. The Skyvan is able to carry up to 19 passengers.
Propulsion2 Turboprop Engines
Engine ModelGarrett TPE331-201
Engine Power (each)533 kW715 shp
Speed324 km/h175 kts
  201 mph
Service Ceiling6.858 m22.500 ft
Range1.117 km603 NM
694 mi.
Empty Weight3.331 kg7.344 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight5.670 kg12.500 lbs
Wing Span19,79 m64 ft 11 in
Wing Area34,7 m374 ft
Length12,22 m40 ft 1 in
Height4,60 m15 ft 1 in
First Flight17.01.1963
Production Statusout of production
Production Range1965-1986
Total Production153
Data for (Version)Shorts S.C.7 Series 3
VariantsSkyvan 1, Skyvan 2, Skyvan 3, Skyvan 3A, Skyliner, Skyvan Mk 3M, Skyvan 3M-200, Skyvan 3M-400

[Photo-ID: 12922] Karsten Palt 2016-07-09
Short SC-7-3-100 Skyvan, Bronco Demo Team, G-PIGY, c/n SH.1943, Karsten Palt, 2016Short
SC-7-3-100 Skyvan
Bronco Demo Team
Reg.: G-PIGY
c/n: SH.1943
Royal International Air Tattoo 2016 [RAF Fairford (EGVA / FFD)]
[Photo-ID: 12026] Karsten Palt 2003-06-21
Short SC-7-3M Skyvan, Austrian Armed Forces / Bundesheer, 5S-TB, c/n SH.1860, Karsten Palt, 2003Short
SC-7-3M Skyvan
Austrian Armed Forces / Bundesheer
Reg.: 5S-TB
c/n: SH.1860
Open Dagen Koninklijke Luchtmacht 2003 [Vliegbais Twente (EHTW / ENS)]
[Photo-ID: 2146] Karsten Palt 2009-05-10
Short Brothers SC-7-3M-400 Skyvan, Pink Aviation Services, OE-FDN, c/n SH1964, Karsten Palt, 2009Short Brothers
SC-7-3M-400 Skyvan
Pink Aviation Services
Reg.: OE-FDN
c/n: SH1964
Flugtag Bremen 2009 [Bremen (EDDW / BRE)]