## FAIRCHILD Dornier Merlin IIIA Price and Operating Costs

### Specifications

The FAIRCHILD Dornier Merlin IIIA, production in 1975 – 1978, requires a two man crew and can be configured in 6 seats. Maximum operating altitude of 31,000′, a optimal cruise speed of 260 knots/299 MPH, and a 1,409 NM/1,621 SM seats-full range. The FAIRCHILD Dornier Merlin IIIA has a 4,972′ runway length (or runway plus clearway and/or stopway) and 2,800′ actual landing distance required. Cabin specifications: 04’09” cabin high, 05’02” cabin wide, and 17’04” cabin long. Maximum luggage capacity of 105.00 ft^3; 76.00 ft^3 being internal and 29.00 ft^3 being external.

### Pricing

Average price for used aircraft FAIRCHILD Dornier Merlin IIIA is $396,250.00. A $198,125.00 loan over 10 years including $825.52 per month in interest equates to a $9,934.72 per-month payment. Based on 450 hours a year and fuel cost at $4.25 per-gallon, the FAIRCHILD Dornier Merlin IIIA has total variable costs of $732,712.50, total fixed costs of $211,117.00, and hypothetical summary cost of $943,829.50. How much does it cost to fly: $2,097.40 per hour.

**Maximal total range:**

1,409 NM / 1,621 SM**Cruise speed:**

260 knots / 299 MPH**Average price:**

$396,250.00**Number of passengers:**

6 people

## FAIRCHILD Dornier Merlin IIIA |
Flying 450 Hours per Year | Flying 450 Hours per Year + 200 Charter Hours |

Owner-operated hours | 450 | 450 |

Charter-operated hours | – | 200 |

Fuel Cost per-gallon | $4.25 | $4.25 |

Fixed operation and maintenance cost | $211,117.00 | $233,367.00 |

Variable operation and maintenance cost | $732,712.50 | $732,712.50 |

How much does a helicopter cost per year | $943,829.50 | $966,079.50 |

Cost per hour | $2,097.40 | $2,146.84 |