Single Engine Turboprops

The single-engine turboprop market has grown considerably in recent years as aircraft buyers looking to step up from piston models realize they can achieve quite a lot of utility and performance from a single turbine engine. The TBM series and Pilatus PC-12NG are leaders in their respective classes, the Quest Kodiak has made a dent in the market along with the Cessna Grand Caravan EX and Piper M Class.

Cessna

Caravan

Base Price $154,900 Typically Equipped Price $159,245
Engine Lycoming O-235-K2C Horsepower 118 hp
Propeller Sensenich (2 blade) Seats 2
Length 22 ft. 1 in. Height 7 ft. 8 in.
Wingspan 33 ft. 6 in. Wing Area 165 sq. ft.
Wing Loading 10.6 lb./sq. ft. Power Loading 14 lb./hp
Max Takeoff Weight 1,750 lb. Empty Weight 1,120 lb.
Useful Load 630 lb. Fuel Capacity 36 gal.
Max Operating Altitude 11,500 ft. Max Rate of Climb 704 fpm
Max Cruise Speed 104 kias Normal Cruise Speed 100 ktas
Never Exceed Speed 141 kias Stall Speed, Flaps Up 45 kcas
Stall Speed, Landing Configuration 43 kcas Max Range 595 nm
Takeoff Roll 650 ft. Takeoff Distance Over 50 ft. 1,050 ft.
Landing Roll 520 ft. Landing Distance Over 50 ft. 885 ft.
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Cessna

Grand Caravan EX

Base Price $2.685 million Typically Equipped Price N/A
Engine P&WC PT6A-140 Horsepower 867 shp
Propeller McCauley (4 blade) Seats 10 to 14
Length 41 ft. 7 in. Height 15 ft. 1 in.
Wingspan 52 ft. 1 in. Wing Area 279 sq. ft.
Wing Loading 31.49 lb./sq. ft. Power Loading 10.16 lb./shp
Max Takeoff Weight 8,807 lb. Empty Weight 5,310 lb.
Useful Load 3,532 lb. Fuel Capacity 335 gal./2,245 lb.
Max Operating Altitude 25,000 ft. Max Rate of Climb 1,275 fpm
Max Cruise Speed 185 ktas Normal Cruise Speed 185 ktas
Stall Speed, Flaps Up 78 kcas Stall Speed, Landing Configuration 61 kcas
Max Range 964 nm Takeoff Roll 1,399 ft.
Takeoff Distance Over 50 ft. 2,160 ft. Landing Roll 1,004 ft.
Landing Distance Over 50 ft. 1,836 ft.
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Daher

TBM 910

Base Price $3.68 million Typically Equipped Price $3.92 million
Engine P&WC PT6A-66D Horsepower 850 shp
Propeller Hartzell (5 blade) Seats 6
Length 35 ft. 3 in. Height 14 ft. 4 in.
Wingspan 42 ft. 1 in. Wing Area 193.75 sq. ft.
Wing Loading 38.2 lb./sq. ft. Power Loading 8.7 lb./shp
Max Takeoff Weight 7,394 lb. Empty Weight 4,629 lb.
Useful Load 2,765 lb. Fuel Capacity 291 gal./1,950 lb.
Max Operating Altitude 31,000 ft. Max Rate of Climb 2,400 fpm
Max Cruise Speed 330 ktas Normal Cruise Speed 300 ktas
Stall Speed, Flaps Up 70 kias Stall Speed, Landing Configuration 57 kias
Max Range 1,730 nm Takeoff Roll 1,200 ft.
Takeoff Distance Over 50 ft. 2,380 ft. Landing Roll 1,100 ft.
Landing Distance Over 50 ft. 2,430 ft.
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Daher

TBM 940

Base Price $3.98 million Typically Equipped Price $4.22 million
Engine P&WC PT6A-66D Horsepower 850 shp
Propeller Hartzell (5 blade) Seats 6
Length 35 ft. 3 in. Height 14 ft. 4 in.
Wingspan 42 ft. 1 in. Wing Area 193.75 sq. ft.
Wing Loading 38.2 lb./sq. ft. Power Loading 8.7 lb./shp
Max Takeoff Weight 7,394 lb. Empty Weight 4,629 lb.
Useful Load 2,765 lb. Fuel Capacity 291 gal./1,950 lb.
Max Operating Altitude 31,000 ft. Max Rate of Climb 2,400 fpm
Max Cruise Speed 330 ktas Normal Cruise Speed 300 ktas
Stall Speed, Flaps Up 70 kias Stall Speed, Landing Configuration 57 kias
Max Range 1,730 nm Takeoff Roll 1,200 ft.
Takeoff Distance Over 50 ft. 2,380 ft. Landing Roll 1,100 ft.
Landing Distance Over 50 ft. 2,430 ft.
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Epic

E1000

Base Price $3.25 million Typically Equipped Price $3.25 million
Engine P&WC PT6A-67A Horsepower 1,200 shp
Propeller Hartzell (4 blade) Seats 6
Length 35 ft. 10 in. Height 12 ft. 6 in.
Wingspan 43 ft. Wing Area 203 sq. ft.
Wing Loading 36.9 lb./sq. ft. Power Loading 6.67 lb./shp
Max Takeoff Weight 8,000 lb. Empty Weight 4,600 lb.
Useful Load 3,400 lb. Fuel Capacity 288 gal./1,930 lb.
Max Operating Altitude 34,000 ft. Max Rate of Climb 4,000 fpm
Max Cruise Speed 333 ktas Normal Cruise Speed 320 ktas
Stall Speed, Flaps Up 87 kias Stall Speed, Landing Configuration 68 kias
Max Range 1,650 nm Takeoff Roll 1,585 ft.
Takeoff Distance Over 50 ft. 2,252 ft. Landing Roll 1,129 ft.
Landing Distance Over 50 ft. 2,402 ft.
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Mahindra

Airvan 10

Base Price $1.7 million Typically Equipped Price TBD
Engine Rolls-Royce M250-B17F/2 Horsepower 450 shp
Propeller Hartzell (3 blade) Seats 10
Length 33 ft. 5 in. Height 12 ft. 8 in.
Wingspan 40 ft. 9 in. Wing Area 208 sq. ft.
Wing Loading 22.86 lb./sq. ft. Power Loading 10.56 lb./shp
Max Takeoff Weight 4,750 lb. Empty Weight 2,475 lb.
Useful Load 2,300 lb. Fuel Capacity 151 gal./1,009 lb.
Max Operating Altitude 20,000 ft. Max Rate of Climb 1,010 fpm
Max Cruise Speed 155 ktas Normal Cruise Speed 150 ktas
Stall Speed, Flaps Up 65 kcas Stall Speed, Landing Configuration 59 kcas
Max Range 850 nm Takeoff Roll 1,230 ft.
Takeoff Distance Over 50 ft. 1,815 ft. Landing Roll 1,200 ft.
Landing Distance Over 50 ft. 2,110 ft.
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Pilatus

PC-12 NG

Base Price $4.9 million Typically Equipped Price $5 million
Engine P&WC PT6A-67P Horsepower 1,200 shp
Propeller Hartzell (5 blade) Seats 11
Length 47 ft. 3 in. Height 14 ft.
Wingspan 53 ft. 4 in. Wing Area 277.8 sq. ft.
Wing Loading 37.6 lb./sq. ft. Power Loading 8.71 lb./shp
Max Takeoff Weight 10,450 lb. Empty Weight 6,782 lb.
Useful Load 3,713 lb. Fuel Capacity 402 gal./2,693 lb.
Max Operating Altitude 30,000 ft. Max Rate of Climb 1,920 fpm
Max Cruise Speed 285 ktas Normal Cruise Speed 269 ktas
Stall Speed, Flaps Up 86 kias Stall Speed, Landing Configuration 67 kias
Max Range 1,845 nm Takeoff Roll 1,653 ft.
Takeoff Distance Over 50 ft. 2,602 ft. Landing Roll 1,282 ft.
Landing Distance Over 50 ft. 2,170 ft.
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Piper

M500

Base Price $2.08 million Typically Equipped Price N/A
Engine P&WC PT6A-42A Horsepower 500 shp
Propeller Hartzell (4 blade) Seats 6
Length 29 ft. 7 in. Height 11 ft. 3 in.
Wingspan 43 ft. Wing Area 183 sq. ft.
Wing Loading 27.8 lb./sq. ft. Power Loading 10.18 lb./shp
Max Takeoff Weight 5,092 lb. Empty Weight 3,436 lb.
Useful Load 1,698 lb. Fuel Capacity 170 gal./1,139 lb.
Max Operating Altitude 30,000 ft. Max Rate of Climb 1,600 fpm
Max Cruise Speed 260 ktas Normal Cruise Speed 247 ktas
Stall Speed, Flaps Up 79 kias Stall Speed, Landing Configuration 68 kias
Max Range 1,000 nm Takeoff Roll 1,650 ft.
Takeoff Distance Over 50 ft. 2,438 ft. Landing Roll 1,020 ft.
Landing Distance Over 50 ft. 2,110 ft.
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Piper

M600

Base Price $2.98 million Typically Equipped Price N/A
Engine P&WC PT6A-42A Horsepower 600 shp
Propeller Hartzell (4 blade) Seats 6
Length 29 ft. 9 in. Height 11 ft. 3 in.
Wingspan 43 ft. 2 in. Wing Area 209 sq. ft.
Wing Loading 28.7 lb./sq. ft. Power Loading 10 lb./shp
Max Takeoff Weight 6,000 lb. Empty Weight 3,650 lb.
Useful Load 2,400 lb. Fuel Capacity 260 gal./1,742 lb.
Max Operating Altitude 30,000 ft. Max Rate of Climb 1,539 fpm
Max Cruise Speed 274 ktas Normal Cruise Speed 257 ktas
Stall Speed, Flaps Up 76 kias Stall Speed, Landing Configuration 63 kias
Max Range 1,484 nm Takeoff Roll 1,750 ft.
Takeoff Distance Over 50 ft. 2,635 ft. Landing Roll 1,750 ft.
Landing Distance Over 50 ft. 2,659 ft.
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Quest

Kodiak 100

Base Price $2.36 million Typically Equipped Price N/A
Engine P&WC PT6A-34 Horsepower 700 shp
Propeller Hartzell (4 blade) Seats 10
Length 34 ft. 2 in. Height 15 ft. 3 in.
Wingspan 45 ft. Wing Area 240 sq. ft.
Wing Loading 30.1 lb./sq. ft. Power Loading 10.36 lb./shp
Max Takeoff Weight 7,255 lb. Empty Weight 3,770 lb.
Useful Load 3,535 lb. Fuel Capacity 320 gal./2,144 lb.
Max Operating Altitude 25,000 ft. Max Rate of Climb 1,371 fpm
Max Cruise Speed 183 ktas Normal Cruise Speed 178 ktas
Stall Speed, Flaps Up 77 kcas Stall Speed, Landing Configuration 60 kcas
Max Range 1,132 nm Takeoff Roll 934 ft.
Takeoff Distance Over 50 ft. 1,468 ft. Landing Roll 765 ft.
Landing Distance Over 50 ft. 1,535 ft.
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