World's first large freighter door De Havilland Dash 8-300 enters into service

MONTREAL, QUEBECWorld's first large freighter door Dash 8-300 aircraft joined Canada's regional carrier Air Inuit.



Following more than 36 months of planning, design, retrofitting, and safety testing, the custom-modified aircraft received its Supplemental Type Certificate from Transport Canada on February 3rd.

The conversion was achieved by the technical support of Rockwell Collins. The aircraft features a cargo door of 108" x 68" / 274 cm x 173 cm.
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