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FAIRCHILD Dornier Metro III Price and Operating Costs


The FAIRCHILD Dornier Metro III, production in 1981 – 1993, requires a two man crew and can be configured in 19 seats. Maximum operating altitude of 31,000′, a optimal cruise speed of 265 knots/305 MPH, and a 1,141 NM/1,313 SM seats-full range. The FAIRCHILD Dornier Metro III 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 Metro III is $607,2N/A. A $303,6N/A loan over 10 years including $1265 per month in interest equates to a $15,223.63 per-month payment. Based on 450 hours a year and fuel cost at $4.25 per-gallon, the FAIRCHILD Dornier Metro III has total variable costs of $677,137.50, total fixed costs of $329,157.00, and hypothetical summary cost of $1,006,294.50. How much does it cost to fly: $2,236.21 per hour.

Maximal total range:
1,141 NM / 1,313 SM
Cruise speed:
265 knots / 305 MPH
Average price:
Number of passengers:
19 people


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 $329,157.00 $321,907.00
Variable operation and maintenance cost $677,137.50 $677,137.50
How much does a helicopter cost per year $1,006,294.50 $999,044.50
Cost per hour $2,236.21 $2,220.10

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