Cessna 208B D-FOLE

The Cessna Grand Caravan is our heart piece. She is a multi-role mission plane, but is used currently predominantly for dropping skydivers. Technically approved to carry up to 20 skydivers, we perceive 18 skydivers to be economically meaningful. Standard dropping is from FL140.

Details

Crew 1 to 2
Occupants 9 passengers or 18 skydivers
Length 12.67 m 41 ft 7 in
Span 15.88 m 52 ft 1 in
Height 4.70 m 15 ft 5 in
Weight (empty) 2,127 kg 4,690 lbs
Max. take off weight 3,969 kg 8,750 lbs
Max. landing  weight 3,856 kg 8,500 lbs
Fuel capacity 332 US gal 2,224 lbs
Engine 1 × Pratt & Whitney PT6A-114A, 675 hp, turboprop
Propeller 3-blade Hartzell Variable Pitch

 

Performance

Max. speed 324 km/h 175 kt 201 mph
Cruise speed 317 km/h 171 kt 197 mph
Range 1,996 km 1,078 NM 1.240 mi
Rate of climb 3.9 m/s 770 ft/min
Dropping: rotations 2.3 loads/h to FL140