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Cessna 208 (Caravan)

Light Single-Engine, Turboprop-Powered Utility Aircraft

With over 2,500 units built, the Cessna Caravan continues to broaden its foothold across several key markets - both military and civilian.
Authored By: Staff Writer | Edited: 7/3/2019
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Year: 1984
Status: Active, In-Service
Manufacturer(s): Cessna Aircraft Company / Textron Aviation - USA
Production: 2,500
Crew: 1
Length: 37.57 ft (11.45 m)
Width: 52.10 ft (15.88 m)
Height: 14.93 ft (4.55 m)
Weight (Empty): 4,729 lb (2,145 kg)
Weight (MTOW): 8,003 lb (3,630 kg)
Power: 1 x Pratt & Whitney PT6A-114A turboprop engine developing 675 horsepower driving a three-bladed propeller unit at the nose.
Speed: 214 mph (345 kph; 186 kts)
Ceiling: 24,934 feet (7,600 m; 4.72 miles)
Range: 1,243 miles (2,000 km; 1,080 nm)
Rate-of-Climb: 1,234 ft/min (376 m/min)
Operators: Afghanistan; Argentina; Bahamas; Bangladesh; Brazil; Cameroon; Chad; Chile; Colombia; Djibouti; Guatemala; Honduras; Iraq; Jordan; Lebanon; Kenya; Mauritania; Niger; Pakistan; Panama; Paraguay; Peru; Philippines; South Africa; Uganda; United Arab Emirates; Untied States; Venezuela; Yemen



Variants / Models

• 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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