Textron Aviation has announced the Cessna Caravan turboprop family has surpassed 25 million flight hours, reinforcing the Caravan as the most produced single-engine utility turboprop of all time.

“The Cessna Caravan’s versatility and reliability have solidified its position as the leading aircraft in the utility turboprop category, with the programme surpassing a remarkable achievement of 25 million flight hours,” said Lannie O’Bannion, senior vice president, Global Sales and Flight Operations.

“This accomplishment is a testament to the steadfast confidence our customers have in the Caravan to fulfil their missions, deliver solutions and improve lives around the world.”

Conceived as a rugged utility aircraft with low operating costs, the Cessna Caravan was designed for use in remote areas with extreme weather changes, mountainous terrain and rough landing conditions.

The aircraft’s versatility became renowned in all corners of the world, and the Caravan continues to see wide use in global markets by a variety of customers, including government agencies, law enforcement and militaries, air ambulance operators, freight haulers, corporations and humanitarian organisations.

Textron Aviation is committed to the continued investment in and development of the Cessna Caravan turboprop family.

The company remains dedicated to enhancing the Caravan’s capabilities, ensuring it continues to meet the evolving needs of pilots, passengers and aviation enthusiasts across the globe.

The aircraft’s cockpit features Garmin’s G1000 NXi next-generation integrated flight deck to offer customers access to the latest technology and connectivity.Subscribe to the FINN weekly newsletter