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FAIRCHILD Dornier Merlin IVC

FAIRCHILD Dornier Merlin IVC Price and Operating Costs


The FAIRCHILD Dornier Merlin IVC, production in 1982 – 1987, requires a two man crew and can be configured in 13 seats. Maximum operating altitude of 31,000′, a optimal cruise speed of 264 knots/304 MPH, and a 1,140 NM/1,312 SM seats-full range. The FAIRCHILD Dornier Merlin IVC has a 5,362′ 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 33’01” cabin long. Maximum luggage capacity of 181.00 ft^3; 136.00 ft^3 being internal and 45.00 ft^3 being external.


Average price for used aircraft FAIRCHILD Dornier Merlin IVC is $740,000.00. A $370,000.00 loan over 10 years including $1541.67 per month in interest equates to a $18,553.17 per-month payment. Based on 450 hours a year and fuel cost at $4.25 per-gallon, the FAIRCHILD Dornier Merlin IVC has total variable costs of $677,137.50, total fixed costs of $330,309.00, and hypothetical summary cost of $1,007,446.50. How much does it cost to fly: $2,238.77 per hour.

Maximal total range:
1,140 NM / 1,312 SM
Cruise speed:
264 knots / 304 MPH
Average price:
Number of passengers:
13 people

FAIRCHILD Dornier Merlin IVC

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 $330,309.00 $323,059.00
Variable operation and maintenance cost $677,137.50 $677,137.50
How much does a helicopter cost per year $1,007,446.50 $1,000,196.50
Cost per hour $2,238.77 $2,222.66

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