Low wing turbo-prop

From:         irksome@netcom.com (Ian Urquhart)
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Date:         16 Sep 94 04:30:19 
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I was at Dulles last week and noticed United Express flew these low wing, 
five-bladed twin turbo-props.  They have a fin along the lower side of 
the tailcone presumably for additional longitudinal stability.  The 
empennage is cruciform; not T-tail and not "conventional".  It looks like an 
Embraer and my guess is that it is a new generation version of the Bandit,
the affectionate name for the Bandierante given to the plane by my first 
instructor who went off to fly for UEx. 

Could anyone verify this?  Thanks

Ian Urquhart
irksome@netcom.com