Cessna 208 aircraft, Cessna aircraft company produced in 1984, is a drive the aircraft to turboprop engine. It is a versatile type of small aircraft is widely used as for military, freight, and other aspects of civil aviation. Cessna 208 experienced a series of modified, and the different models were derived, by the original model evolved out of a variety of retrofit. Cessna 208 with its excellent ability to adapt is known, company provides different undercarriage installation mode, the Cessna 208 can adapt to different terrain, even including water version.
Cessna 208 series: Cessna 208 Caravan "series (caravan, and now Chinese name triumph) is the production of 10 ~ 15 seat single engine turboprop multi-purpose light general aviation aircraft Cessna aircraft company research and development.
The 1980s Cessna aircraft company began development of 10 level single turboprop aircraft, designed to replac was in operating around the thousands of aircraft M. de Havilland production piston beaver, otter aircraft and a small Cessna aircraft, and enter the a level of general aviation aircraft field. December 9, 1982, Cessna 208 prototype flew, 1984 October 23 to obtain FAA type certificate, in 1985 began to batch production and put into use.
The series aircraft with wing strut (wing) and the non retractable front three-point undercarriage, optional type, type float or slip skid type landing gear. Landing gear using the normal tire, in grassland, land, sand and gravel ground landing; dress float. It can in the water landing; sled facelift, it can be on the surface of the snow or ice landing; the series aircraft reliability, economy and flexibility is better, and it can use airstrip, with a payload capacity. After the installation of professional equipment with the advantages of multi-purpose.