FIELD AVIATION, a leading Canadian aircraft modification center, won a Supplemental Type Certificate for a new rear door modification system on Dash 8 Series 100, 200 and 300 aircraft. Field said installation of the STC package will permit the twin turboprops to be used for parachute jumping flights. The airborne-operable inward opening cargo door is 50 inches by 60 inches. Field said the Dash 8's high T-tail empennage provides an obstruction-free exit zone for parachute jumpers. The STC ...

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