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DEHAVILLAND DHC-2 Piston Beaver Price and Operating Costs


The DEHAVILLAND DHC-2 Piston Beaver, production in 1948-1998, requires a one man crew and can be configured in 7 seats. Maximum operating altitude of 10,000′, a optimal cruise speed of 113 knots/130 MPH, and a 570 NM/656 SM seats-full range. The DEHAVILLAND DHC-2 Piston Beaver has a 1,300′ runway length (or runway plus clearway and/or stopway) and 1,300′ actual landing distance required. Cabin specifications: 04’03” cabin high, 04’02” cabin wide, and 09’04” cabin long. Maximum luggage capacity of N/A ft^3; N/A ft^3 being internal and N/A ft^3 being external.


Average price for used aircraft DEHAVILLAND DHC-2 Piston Beaver is $350,000.00. A $175,000.00 loan over 10 years including $729.17 per month in interest equates to a $8,775.15 per-month payment. Based on 450 hours a year and fuel cost at $5.00 per-gallon, the DEHAVILLAND DHC-2 Piston Beaver has total variable costs of $175,950.00, total fixed costs of $141,000.00, and hypothetical summary cost of $316,950.00. How much does it cost to fly: $704.33 per hour.

Maximal total range:
570 NM / 656 SM
Cruise speed:
113 knots / 130 MPH
Average price:
Number of passengers:
7 people


Flying 450 Hours per Year
Owner-operated hours 450
Charter-operated hours
Fuel Cost per-gallon $5.00
Fixed operation and maintenance cost $141,000.00
Variable operation and maintenance cost $175,950.00
How much does a helicopter cost per year $316,950.00
Cost per hour $704.33

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