Air Charter Services on the Shorts 360

Air Charter Advisors offers air charter cargo services on the Short 360, a short-range aircraft offered by Short Brothers throughout the 1980’s.

Shorts 360 cargo aircraft

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Also known as the SD3-60 & Shorts 360, this short range turboprop was introduced in 1982 a larger Short 330, offering seating for up to 39 passengers. The 360 Advanced was released in 1985, featuring upgraded -65AR engines, and was later re-designated as the Shorts 360-200.

This was followed in 1987 by the Shorts 360-300, improving the propellers, engines, aerodynamics, cruise speeds, and hot & high-altitude performance. This model was also built in 360-300F freighter configuration known as the Shorts SD 360, offering a 3.5 ton payload capacity and economical operations that are best suited for short haul missions, with the added ability to operate on a shorter runways than competing aircraft.

For hourly charter rates & availability on passenger & cargo services on the Short 360, request a quote or call us directly at +1 (888) 987-5387.

Key Features

  • Short haul cargo plane
  • Economical hourly rates
  • 3.5 ton cargo capacity
  • Maximum range of around 850 nautical miles

Shorts 360-300 Specifications

  • Year of Make: 1981–1991
  • Manufacturer: Short Brothers
  • Class: Small cargo plane
  • MTOW: 27,099 lb (12,292 kg)
  • Max Payload: 7,054 lb (3,200 kg, 3.5t)

Performance

  • Top Speed: 251 mph (404 km/h; 218 kn) @ FL100
  • Cruise Speed: 210 mph (330 km/h; 180 kn) @ FL100
  • Range: 861 nmi (1,595 km; 991 mi) w/ full fuel & 5,664 lb payload
  • Climb Rate: 952 ft/min (4.84 m/s)
  • Service Ceiling: 20,000 ft (6,100 m)
  • Engines: 2x Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-65AR turboprops
  • Power: 1,062 kW each

Dimensions

  • Cargo Volume: 1,483 ft³ (42 m³)
  • Cargo Hold: 330″ x 69″ x 70″ (LxWxH)
  • Cargo Door: 55″ x 65″ (WxH)
  • Length: 70 ft 10 in (21.58 m)
  • Wingspan: 74 ft 10 in (22.81 m)
  • Height: 23 ft 8 in (7.21 m)

Shorts 360 Air Charter Services

Air Charter Advisors offers access to passenger, cargo, & freight air charter services on the Shorts 360. Request a quote or call our air cargo brokers directly at +1 (888) 987-5387.


* Specifications are based on common models and may vary based on model, variant, modifications, and other factors. Please call or email us with the dimensions and payload of your cargo. Pictures are for example only. The age, color, interior layout, hourly rates, specifications, dimensions may all vary between aircraft. All images copyrighted and provided courtesy of Short Brothers unless noted otherwise.