Float Operations

Stability and safety on water and land

Mission Overview

Textron Aviation’s single-engine piston and turboprop amphibious aircraft can meet the performance requirements of the most strenuous amphibian missions. Engineered for ease of use, stability and safety – these aircraft have accomplished life-saving missions, charter missions, hauling missions and many more in every corner of the world. Our amphibious aircraft can be customized to accommodate additional special mission equipment, such as infrared cameras and topographical radar, allowing you to carry out successful multi-purpose missions.

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Float Operations Ready Aircraft

 

  • Caravan
  • Grand Caravan EX
  • Turbo Stationair HD
  • Caravan

    Adding floats to your Cessna Caravan brings new meaning to the word versatility. Amphibious and dedicated sea plane floats open up a whole new range of possibilities and give you access to areas where an airstrip just isn’t an option.

    • Available single point fueling modification
    • No added limitation to max landing weight
    • Low maintenance
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    Maximum Cruise Speed 186 ktas (344 km/h)
    Maximum Range 1,070 nm (1,982 km)
    Takeoff Distance 2,055 ft (626 m)
    Landing Distance 1,625 ft (495 m)
    Maximum Operating Altitude 25,000 ft (7,620 m)
    Maximum Climb Rate 1,234 fpm (376 mpm)
    Maximum Limit Speed 175 kias (324 km/h)
  • Grand Caravan EX

    Adding floats to your Cessna Grand Caravan EX brings new meaning to the word versatility. Amphibious and dedicated sea plane floats open up a whole new range of possibilities and give you access to areas where an airstrip just isn’t an option.

    • Available single point fueling modification
    • No added limitation to max landing weight
    • Low maintenance
    Learn more at cessna.txtav.com
    Maximum Cruise Speed 195 ktas (361 km/h)
    Maximum Range 964 nm (1,785 km)
    Takeoff Distance 2,160 ft (658 m)
    Landing Distance 1,871 ft (570 m)
    Maximum Operating Altitude 25,000 ft (7,620 m)
    Maximum Climb Rate 1,330 fpm (405 mpm)
    Maximum Limit Speed 175 kias (324 km/h)
  • Turbo Stationair HD

    The Cessna Turbo Stationair T206 HD has the ideal flight characteristics and stable high wing design that outperform in amphibious missions. You will quickly grow your charter and cargo hauling operations with room for 6 people or 127 cubic feet of cargo space, flying in and out of places others simply can’t go. The Textron Aviation Special Missions team has the experience to handle your float modification from factory to finish. Expand your abilities with the Turbo Stationair HD.

    • STC certified floats modification
    • Multiple seating options available
    • Multipurpose cargo doors
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    Maximum Cruise Speed 161 ktas (298 km/h)
    Maximum Range 703 nm (1,302 km)
    Takeoff Distance 1,970 ft (600 m)
    Landing Distance 1,395 ft (425 m)
    Service Ceiling 26,000 ft (7,925 m)
    Maximum Climb Rate 960 fpm (293 mpm)
    Maximum Limit Speed 182 kias (337 km/h)

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