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Does the Fairchild Metroliner have any unusual handling characteristics?

I have been told by several people that the Fairchild Metroliner is a quite difficult to handle aircraft. Aside from that, I have seen that it has suffered several accidents throughout its history. ...
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Why do windowless cargo Metroliners still have overwing-exit hatches?

One of the variants of the Metroliner, the SA227-AT Expediter, is a dedicated cargo aircraft with strengthened floors, an increased MTOW, and a windowless cabin. However, despite being a cargo ...
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