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Cessna 208 (Caravan)


Light Single-Engine, Turboprop-Powered Utility Aircraft


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Image from official Cessna Aircraft Company marketing material.

With over 2,500 units built, the Cessna Caravan continues to broaden its foothold across several key markets - both military and civilian.



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May 2020 - An all-electric version of the Cessna Grand Caravan has made its maiden flight.

Specifications



Year:
1984
Status
Active, In-Service
Crew
1
[ 2,500 Units ] :
Cessna Aircraft Company / Textron Aviation - USA
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- Transport
- Commercial Market
Length:
37.57 ft (11.45 m)
Width:
52.10 ft (15.88 m)
Height:
14.93 ft (4.55 m)
(Showcased structural dimension values pertain to the Cessna Model 208 production model)
Empty Weight:
4,729 lb (2,145 kg)
MTOW:
8,003 lb (3,630 kg)
(Diff: +3,274lb)
(Showcased weight values pertain to the Cessna Model 208 production model)
1 x Pratt & Whitney PT6A-114A turboprop engine developing 675 horsepower driving a three-bladed propeller unit at the nose.
(Showcased powerplant information pertains to the Cessna Model 208 production model)
Max Speed:
214 mph (345 kph; 186 kts)
Service Ceiling:
24,934 feet (7,600 m; 4.72 miles)
Max Range:
1,243 miles (2,000 km; 1,080 nm)
Rate-of-Climb:
1,234 ft/min (376 m/min)
(Showcased performance values pertain to the Cessna Model 208 production model; Compare this aircraft entry against any other in our database)
None.
(Showcased armament details pertain to the Cessna Model 208 production model)
Model 208 "Caravan" - Base Series Designation
Model 208 Caravan 675
Model 208A "Cargomaster"
Model 208B "Grand Caravan"
Model 208B "Grand Caravan EX"
Model 208B "Super Cargomaster"
"Caravan Amphibian"
Soloy Pathfinder 21
Model 850 "Caravan"
Model 950 "Grand Caravan"
"Blackhawk Caravan"
"Supervan 900"
XP42A (Upgrade)
U-27A
C-16
C-98
AC-208 "Combat Caravan"
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