European Facility For Airborne Research

European Facility For Airborne Research July 22, 2018, 01:28

Aircraft: C 208 - CzechGlobe

C 208 - CzechGlobe
Aircraft acronym C 208 - CzechGlobe Registration number OK-CZG
Operator Ústav výzkumu globální změny AV ČR Transnational Access status Open to TA
Manufacturer Cessna Aircraft Company, C-208 B Grand Caravan Engine category Turbo propeller
Aircraft type Research Categories Troposphere

Dimensions

  • Length: 12.7 m
  • Height: 4.7 m
  • Wingspan: 15.88 m
Airplane dimensions 12.7 m 4.7 m 15.88 m

Flying performances

Speed
Min speed 41 m/s
Max speed 95 m/s
Usual speed during measurements 57 m/s
Usual speed during transit flights 82 m/s
Ascent rate 4 m/s
Altitude
Min altitude
  • Above sea: 50 ft
  • Above ground: 500 ft
Max ceiling 25 000 ft
Usual ceiling during measurements 10 000 ft
Ceiling limitations

payload weight

Payload
Empty weight 2 779 kg
Max take-off weight 4 375 kg
Max payload 1 595 kg
Max scientific payload 1 045 kg (X-coordinate of 2nd point)
Usual scientific payload during measurements 250 kg
Scientific payload for max endurance 275 kg (X-coordinate of 1st point)
Aircraft autonomy

Endurance
Max endurance at min scientific payload and max fuel 7 h (Y-coordinate of 1st point)
Endurance at max scientific payload 2 h (Y-coordinate of 2nd point)

Range
Max range 1 806 km (at min scientific payload and max fuel)
Conditions for max range

At FL100, max fuel, 77 m/s

Range at max scientific payload None km
Usual range during measurement flight 1 222 km

Other
Weather conditions limitations

no flight if severe icing conditions

Take-off runway length 750 m
Engines

1 x Pratt&Whitney PT6A 114A

Avionics

n/c

Crew and scientists on board

Crew (pilots + operators)

1 + 1

Seats available for scientists

3

Cabin

Length 6.50 m
Width 1.60 m
Height 1.40 m
Apertures

cargo door: W1.27 m x H1.24 m ; 2 x pilot door ; 1 x passenger door

Cabin pressurized

no

More information

no

Aircraft modifications

Nose boom

no

Windows

no

Openings

2 x W0.63 m x H0.66 m

Hard points

no

Inlets

no

Additionnal systems

2 x GPS antenna and irradiance sensor on the upper side of the fuselage

Acquisition systems

2 x POS/AV, computer and a fast external hard drive for storage

Electrical power

Aircraft total electrical power (kW)

8.4 kW

Electrical power (kW) and voltages (V) available for scientists

4.2 kW at 28 VDC

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