Caravan Amphibian, a cool and useful aircraft, built by Cessna, offers many practical benefits. There are twelve aircraft passengers’ seats, with a single person crew. Cessna Caravan can also be used for cargo operations.
Caravan Amphibian keeps up with the most demanding requirements, whatever your destination is, it can take you there and it can land in places at your choice. If you are hunter or fisherman, Caravan can get you in virgin and beautiful places. There is plenty luggage space and room for your best friends.
Flexibility is another word to describe this aircraft.
Caravan has the necessary equipment to handle difficult situations. The large wings offer some advantages to Caravan Amphibian, great visibility, stability, sun blocking and also weather protection. Another characteristic of the Caravan Amphibian is the easy access to pilot, passenger and cargo doors. The durable aluminum from which is built Caravan makes it easy for maintenance and repair. The airframe has no life limits.
There are still many things to say about function and design. Caravan Amphibian is an excellent aircraft of land, air and sea, no matter what kind of weather is, it can make your wish came true.
A durable airstair is created to help the passengers to board quickly. Also the door is easily closed or opened from outside or inside.
The Caravan Amphibian has a McCauley 106-inch diameter, three-blade, metal, constant speed, full-feathering, reversible pitch propeller. The propeller is equipped with an overspeed protection system that is controlled by a governor, reduction gearbox and is backed-up by an overspeed governor as a redundant safeguard.
Height - 16 ft 4 in (4.98 m)
Length - 38 ft 11 in (11.86 m)
Wingspan - 52 ft 1 in (15.87 m)
Interior If you are flying either with your family or for business interest the Cessna Caravan Amphibian is the best decision you can take. In this aircraft can fit 12 passengers, it has 254 cubic feet (9.6 m3), also you can carry a lot of cargo and your excursions will be excellent.
Executive Floor Plan:
Comfort – is another word to describe the interior of this aircraft. The design is an elegant one.
The leather seats - redesigned, the wood trim, the cabinetry, the flat-panel video displays make this an elegant aircraft. You can reposition or remove the seats to help passengers or cargo, for a better positioning. Caravan Amphibian has a double cargo door which greatly eases your work. So we realize that it will be a better access for loaders.
Height - 54 in (1.37 m)
Width - 64 in (1.62 m)
Length - 17 ft 4 in (5.28 m)
Standard Seating Capacity – 8
Baggage Capacity - 31 cubic ft (0.9 cubic m)
We can observe here the Garmin G1000 glass cockpit which integrates all primary flight, also an engine and a sensor data, necessary for flight. The system is composed of: a dual Nav/Comm/GPS, a fully integrated transponder, Two LCD primary flight displays.
Another important piece is the Multifunction Display from center that show the real-time flight-critical data, including traffic, digital attitude, heading, engine, airframe Indication and Crew Alerting.
We also have to consider the capabilities of Garmin’s new digital, fully-integrated GFC 700 automated flight control system. With all these things your safety and confidence will be at maximum.
Flight Control System
The controls for the Garmin GFC have innovative features like: airspeed hold, pitch hold and coupled VNAV, overspeed protection.
We should add here an significant thing: the lateral and vertical guidance, also the capabilities formerly are available only on the most sophisticated business jets.
Color Weather Radar
The weather is a major problem for many aircrafts. So, for detecting and avoiding rough weather, the G1000 glass incorporates the Garmin GWX 68 Airborne Color Weather Radar, that will give to the pilot the best detailed pictures of flight conditions, which increases safety of Caravan Amphibian.
Caravan Amphibian Engine
This aircraft has over 300 million total flight hours to its credit. The overhaul of the Caravan’s Pratt & Whitney PT6 engine should be done at the interval of 3,600 hours and a hot section inspection at 1,800 hours. In less than 15 minutes, the cowling can be removed, showing the engine and accessories. So you can keep this splendid aircraft in the sky, where it belongs.
The engine is flat-rated to 675 shaft horsepower at 1,900 rpm. The engine indication system shows numeric readouts of critical engine fuel and electrical indications for torque and other. Also it’s installed a wet type standby engine torque gauge.
Safety is another word that characterizes Cessna for more than 80 years. Caravan customers have a lot of benefits: first is the insurance, second – the lower costs, third – the confidence.
King of land, air and sea
Caravan can take you wherever you go with it; the aircraft is the king of land, sea and air. The durable amphibious floats help the landing.
Peace of mind
The Caravan customer feedback is excellent, about the fusion between the design and refinements. The high-wing design offers many benefits like a great stability and a superb visibility, for the pilot and passengers an easy access and also for cargo.
The cockpit organization
The Garmin G1000 glass cockpit integrates all primary flight, sensor data and engine. So, you have to stay without any charts or clumsy books, just enjoy the fly!
Caravan Amphibian Performance
Single Pilot Certified – Yes
Maximum Cruise Speed - 165 ktas (306 km/h)
Certified Ceiling - 20,000 ft (6,096 m)
Takeoff Distance - 3,280 ft (1,000 m)
Landing Distance - 2,045 ft (623 m)
Rate of Climb at Sea Level - 1,031 fpm (314 mpm)
Range - 820 nm (1,519 km)
Maximum Weights - Caravan Amphibian
Ramp Weight- 8,395 lb (3,808 kg)
Takeoff Weight - 8,360 lb (3,792 kg)
Landing Weight - 8,360 lb (3,792 kg)
Zero Fuel Weight - N/A lb (N/A kg)
Usable Fuel Capacity - 2,224 lb (1,009 kg)
Typically-Equipped Empty Weight - 5,727 lb (2,598 kg)
Useful Load - 2,668 lb (1,210 kg)
Maximum Payload - 2,633 lb (1,194 kg)
Full-Fuel Payload - 444 lb (201 kg)
Caravan Amphibian –Powerplant
Manufacturer - Pratt & Whitney
Model (Number) - PT6A-114A (1)
Time Between Overhauls -3,600 hr
Pricing and Cost
Price is $2,291,550
Cost per Mile - $2.35
Cost per Hour - $358