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Questions tagged [cessna-208]

The Cessna 208 Caravan is a single-engine turboprop aircraft that seats up to 14 passengers

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Are the vortex generators on the Cessna Caravan necessary and sufficient for safety of flight?

I've been doing some reading about the C208B (Cessna Caravan) in prep for my new job flying cargo; I came across this article which (as far as I can tell) is a transcription of litigation surrounding ...
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What are the differences between C208 versions?

I am aware of a few versions of C208: C208 Caravan C208 Grand Caravan C208 Grand Caravan Amphibian Amphibian has pantoons with retractable landing gears, but what is the difference between ...
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Do I need a waiver to operate a C208B with more than 9 passengers? [duplicate]

Do I need a FAR Part 23 waiver for more than 9 passengers if I'm operating a Cessna 208B Grand Caravan under part 91?
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What is the history of this specific Cessna propeller (s/n F2430)?

Hoping someone can help... I'm looking to get some information about a Cessna plane propeller my Fiancé recently bought. It's his birthday coming up and it would be great to have any sort of history, ...
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Why is the main landing gear of the Cessna Caravan placed so far forward?

Why is it that the rear landing gear of the Caravan is placed so far forward? I understand that the center of gravity must lie somewhere in the middle between the nose gear and the rear gear but ...
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Was the Cessna 208 developed to meet Fedex's requirements?

I remember hearing or reading somewhere that the Cessna Caravan was developed because Fedex had issued an RFP for a light aircraft to carry cargo on shorter routes and to unimproved airstrips. ...
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Why might a Cessna 208 need a FAR Part 23 waiver?

The capacity of the Cessna 208 is stated as 9 passengers, or up to 14 with a FAR Part 23 waiver. FAR Part 23 states that it applies to any aircraft with "more than 10 occupants and that is intended ...