Fairchild Aerospace Merlin IIIB

Overview

The Merlin IIIB is normally configured to seat eight passengers in an executive / corporate arrangement or nine in a high-density layout. A small aft lavatory and galley/refreshment center are usually located opposite the cabin entry way which is located aft of the wing on the port side of the fuselage. Merlin IIIC, certified in1981, utilized two Garrett TPE331-1OU-503G turboprop engines driving four-blade, constant-speed propellers. Production of the IIIC ended in 1983 after a total of 114 aircraft had been built.


Aircraft Characteristics


Certified Crew
1
Typical / Maximum Cabin Passenger Capacity
8/9
Balanced Field Length [SL/ISA TMP] (FT)
4100
Length (FT)
42.2
Wingspan (FT)
46.3
Height (FT)
16.8
Cabin Height (FT)
4.8
Cabin Width (FT)
5.2
Cabin Length (FT)
17.4
Baggage Capacity Internal / External (CFT)
0/0
Powerplant
2 HON TPE331-10U

General Information


Years Aircraft Manufactured
1979-1981
Estimated Retail Price Low
400,000
Estimated Retail Price High
500,000
Aircraft Category
ME TP < 12,500 LBS

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Range Map

The Fairchild Aerospace Merlin IIIB has a range of 2,223 nautical miles. Type in your city or airport identifier for a visual representation of the NBAA IFR Range (NM) for this aircraft.


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