With a spacious cargo area and seating for six, the Cessna 206 serves various functions as a sport utility aircraft, including a cargo hauler, long-range cruiser, and police vehicle. Also known as Stationair, the 206 features an optional turbocharged engine, glass avionics, and enough fuel capacity for more than three hours of flying time when carrying a full payload.
Flight performance – cessna 206 specs
The standard Stationair has a range of 690 nautical miles and the turbocharged version has a range of 630 nm. Both aircraft have single pilot certifications, and the standard aircraft has a maximum speed of 151 knots of true speed, while the turbo has a maximum cruise speed of 178 knots. The standard Stationair has a certified ceiling of 15,700 feet and rises from sea level at a speed of 989 feet per minute, while the turbocharged model has a certified maximum altitude of 27,000 feet and rises to almost 1,051 feet per minute. The standard version needs 1,860 feet of runway to reach takeoff, while the turbocharged model leaves the ground after traveling 1,743 feet. Both models require 1,395 feet to come to a complete stop upon landing.
Dimensions: cessna 206 features
The turbo Stationair and the standard Stationair share the same chassis. Each model has an overall length of 28 feet 3 inches, a height of 9 feet 3 inches, and a wingspan of 36 feet. The cab has a length of 10 feet 7 inches, a width of 42.5 inches, and a height of 49.5 inches. Both planes have a luggage capacity of 11 cubic feet.
Weight – cessna 206 engine
The standard Stationair has a ramp weight of 3,614 pounds and the turbocharged model has a ramp weight of 3,617 pounds. The planes share identical takeoff and landing weights of 3,600 pounds and usable fuel capacities of 522 pounds. The standard model has a full fuel payload of 851 pounds, a maximum payload of 1,359 pounds. and payload of 1,373 lbs. The turbo version has a full fuel payload of 746 pounds, a payload of 1268 pounds. and a maximum payload of 1251 lbs.
Engine: cessna 206 fuel consumption
Engine manufacturer Textron Lycoming produces the two engines available for the 206, which can run for 2,000 hours between servicing. The standard engine has 300 horsepower, while the turbo has 310 horsepower.