Cessna 208 Caravan

C208 - Cessna Caravan

C208 – Cessna Caravan

ICAO type designator: C208

ICAO type description: L1T

Wake turbulance category: L

Max operating level: FL 100*

Typical cruising speed: 170 kt

Climb performance: Poor

Approach category: A

Special Remarks:

*The C208 has got a higher operating level – but in practice this is what to expect.

Nice to know:

MTOW: 3970 kg (Grand Caravan)

Passengers:  Max 14

What to look for:

  • Relatively large cabin for a single engine aircraft
  • Fixed landing gear
  • High wings with wing struts

The C208 Caravan is a popular freight and skydiving aircraft. It is equipped with a turboprop engine – a rather special feature for single engine aircraft. Underbelly cargo pods, floats and skis are offered as options on the caravan family.

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Caravan Cargo version

Caravan on amphibious floats

Caravan on amphibious floats