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Cessna 208 (Caravan)


Light Single-Engine, Turboprop-Powered Utility Aircraft (1984)


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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



Service Year
1984

Origin
United States national flag graphic
United States

Status
ACTIVE
In Active Service.
Crew
1

Production
2,500
UNITS


Cessna Aircraft Company / Textron Aviation - USA
National flag of Afghanistan National flag of Argentina National flag of Bangladesh National flag of Brazil National flag of Cameroon National flag of Chad National flag of Chile National flag of Colombia National flag of Iraq National flag of Jordan National flag of Lebanon National flag of Niger National flag of Pakistan National flag of Peru National flag of the Philippines National flag of South Africa National flag of Uganda National flag of the United Arab Emirates National flag of Venezuela National flag of Yemen 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
(OPERATORS list includes past, present, and future operators when applicable)
Transport
General transport functionality to move supplies/cargo or personnel (including wounded and VIP) over range.
Commercial Aviation
Used in roles serving the commercial aviation market, ferrying both passengers and goods over range.


Length
37.6 ft
(11.45 m)
Width/Span
52.1 ft
(15.88 m)
Height
14.9 ft
(4.55 m)
Empty Wgt
4,729 lb
(2,145 kg)
MTOW
8,003 lb
(3,630 kg)
Wgt Diff
+3,274 lb
(+1,485 kg)
(Showcased structural values pertain to the Cessna Model 208 production variant)
Installed: 1 x Pratt & Whitney PT6A-114A turboprop engine developing 675 horsepower driving a three-bladed propeller unit at the nose.
Max Speed
214 mph
(345 kph | 186 kts)
Ceiling
24,934 ft
(7,600 m | 5 mi)
Range
1,243 mi
(2,000 km | 3,704 nm)
Rate-of-Climb
1,234 ft/min
(376 m/min)


♦ MACH Regime (Sonic)
Sub
Trans
Super
Hyper
HiHyper
ReEntry
RANGES (MPH) Subsonic: <614mph | Transonic: 614-921 | Supersonic: 921-3836 | Hypersonic: 3836-7673 | Hi-Hypersonic: 7673-19180 | Reentry: >19030


(Showcased performance specifications pertain to the Cessna Model 208 production variant. Compare this aircraft entry against any other in our database. View aircraft by powerplant type)
None.


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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