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Specifications - Grand Caravan EX
 


Powerplant - Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6-140 867 SHP turboprop engine

Propeller - 
Hartzell, constant speed, full feathering, reversible pitch, 3 blades, 106 in. diameter

Dimensions:  

  • Length - 41 ft 6 in (12.67m)
  • Height - 15 ft 5 in (4.6m)
  • Wingspan - 52 ft 1 in (15.87m)
  • Wing Area - 279 sq ft (25.96 sq m)
  • Wheelbase - 13 ft 4 in (4.05m)
  • Tread - 11 ft 6 in (3.56m)
  • Cabin Interior Height - 54 in (1.37m)
  • Cabin Interior Width - 64 in (1.63m)
  • Cabin Interior Length - 16 ft 9 in (5.1m)
  • Maximum passengers - 14
  • Baggage Weight - 1410 lbs (639.6kg)

Weights: 

  • Max Ramp - 8842 lb (4011 kg)
  • Max Takeoff - 8807 lb (3995 kg)
  • Max Landing - 8500 lb (3856 kg)
  • Usable Fuel Weight - 2246 lb (1019 kg)
  • Usable Fuel Volume - 335 gal (1269 l)
  • Basic Operating Weight - 5330 lb (2418 kg)
  • Useful Load - 3512 lb (1593 kg)
  • Max Payload - 3170 lb (1438 kg)
  • Full Fuel Payload - 1266 lb (574 kg)

Performance:

  • Max Cruise - 185 KTAS (343 km/h)
  • Max Range - 912 NM (1689 km)
  • Takeoff Distance - 2160 ft (658 m)
  • Takeoff Ground Roll - 1399 ft (426 m)
  • Landing Distance - 1836 ft (560 m)
  • Landing Ground Roll - 1004 ft (306 m)
  • Max. Operating Altitude - 25,000 ft (7620 m)
  • Max. Climb Rate - 1275 FPM (389 MPM)
  • Max. Limit Speed - 175 KIAS (324 km/h)
  • Stall Speed - 61 KCAS (113 km/h)

Cessna 208 Statistics

Cessna 208 Statistics
Last updated: 20 May 2015
Hull-losses: 185
Hull-loss accidents: 177 with a total of 374 fatalities
Criminal occurences (hull-losses, excl. hijackings): 0 with a total of 0 fatalities
Hijackings: 5 with a total of 0 fatalities
Survival rate: 28.9% of all occupants survived fatal accidents

Aircraft losses
Cumulative number of aircraft damaged beyond repair per year.



Accidents by flight operation type
Flight operation type breakdown for 167 out of 185 hull-loss occurrences (flight nature for remaining losses is unknown, or the occurrence happened while the airplane was not in use.)

Worst accidents
date type registration operator fat. location   pic cat
29-SEP-1985Cessna 208 Caravan I N551CC Air Carriers Express 17 near Jenkinsburg, GA   A1
30-JAN-1987Cessna U-27A Caravan I ARU-021 Liberian Army 16 near Monrovia   A1

 


 

 



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