GA8 Airvan


GA8 Airvan

GA8 Airvan

The aircraft was designed to fill a market niche perceived by the manufacturer between the Cessna 206 and Cessna 208 models, with seating for four and up to fourteen passengers respectively. It is used in various roles, including passenger services; freight; sightseeing; parachuting; observation and search and rescue.

The GA8 is popular with air charter companies, skydiving operators and small feeder air carriers.

Engine Textron Lycoming IO-540-K1A5
Max cruising speed 130 kts
Cruise Speed 75% power 120 kts
Range @ 75% power 730 nm’s
Service ceiling 20 000 ft
Rate of Climb 788 ft/min @ Sea Level
Useful load 1826 lbs
Capacity 7 passengers