De Havilland to Pause Q400 Production

MIAMI – Due to the ongoing pandemic, De Havilland Canada has announced a pause of production on its Dash 8-Q400 turboprop aircraft. There are fewer than 20 aircraft left in the company’s backlog.

17 of the Dash-8’s orders have been announced by the manufacturer’s purchasers. However, new orders have dried up for the regional airline mainstay because of the pandemic; as a result, the company does not want to build any more “white tails.” According to Leeham News, De Havilland has told suppliers to stop sending parts.

Like most airliner types, there are hundreds of parked Q400s and predecessor Dash-8 regionals around read more ⇒

Source:: “Airways Magazine”

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