CT-142 Dash-8 fact sheet

Aircrew from the Royal Canadian Air Force and air forces around the world train on this turboprop aircraft.

Training on the CT-142 involves navigation, tactics and surveillance as well as search and rescue. It employs a suite of on-board training computers and a large radar system that is housed in its long nose, earning it the nickname “Gonzo.”

Length 23.63 m
Wingspan 25.89 m
Height 7.44 m
Maximum gross weight 19,260 kg
Maximum speed 482 km/h
Range 2,400 km
Locations Winnipeg, Man.
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