You can’t go wrong with the classics. Blue jeans – the iconic wardrobe from the Friday boardroom to the backwoods. Apple pie – the perfect end of a meal, whether at the club or at the beach. Baseball – the ultimate sport for all ages. Or the Cessna® Caravan® turboprop – the airplane of timeless, iconic design that you can count on for any mission.
From distant islands to unimproved runways, with the Caravan family of aircraft there are no limits. It’s the airplane for pilots like you – pilots who recognize no boundaries.
Standing tall on the ramp, a Caravan turboprop is the workhorse needed to handle almost any mission. Whether you’re loading it up for a family getaway, hopping from one job site to another, or hauling cargo to remote destinations, Caravan turboprops have proven to excel in all climates and corners of the world. It’s the airplane that will allow you to do more than you imagined.
Rugged and reliable, the Caravan turboprop has a proven track record with nearly 40 years of performance in the field. And speaking of reliability, Caravan turboprops feature the proven Pratt and Whitney® Canada PT6A family of engines. Along with the extensive Textron Aviation global service network, you’ll enjoy the Cessna reliability you’ve counted on since you began your aviation journey.
Of course, it’s one tough airplane. Paved runways, grass runways, dirt runways, or even no runway at all. With its large, rough-field tires and tall, rugged landing gear, you can takeoff or land on just about any surface on earth, and when equipped with floats, the Caravan family of aircraft operates on water, as well.
Pilots like you need to carry more than a backpack on their travels, and the Caravan turboprops deliver exceptional payload, too. Caravan turboprop has you covered with 3,305 lbs. of useful load, with a maximum range of 1,070 nm. The Grand Caravan EX turboprop boasts 3,532 lbs. of useful load, and a maximum range of 912 nm.
New Caravan turboprops feature the Garmin® G1000® NXI suite, with a primary flight display for each pilot and a center-stage multi-function display for excellent situational awareness. The avionics are driven by dual air data computers and dual attitude and heading references systems, which come standard. With optional features — like global Iridium satellite voice and text, a Class A Terrain Avoidance and Warning System, and a radar altimeter — you can personalize your Caravan aircraft to your flying style.
Caravan turboprops have a legacy of leadership, versatile capabilities, ruggedness and reliability paired with modern avionics. On the ramp, the Caravan turboprop stands tall for good reason. It’s an American classic.