Cessna 208 Caravan with 5-blade MT-Propeller

Now certified for a power rating up to 950 shp

Atting, June 2024 - MT-Propeller received the EASA STC 10054488 REV. 1 for the Cessna 208 Caravan Model 208, 208B powered by the Honeywell TPE331-12JR propeller turbine with the QFJ 5-blade MTV-27-1-E-C-F-R(G)/CFRL270-66 MT-Propeller.

With this revision the Cessna 208, 208B with the 5-blade MT-Propeller is now certified for a power rating up to 950shp. The revision of the FAA STC is in progress.



MT-Propeller have received EASA’s STC for the Cessna 208 Caravan Model 208, 208B powered by Honeywell’s TPE331-12JR propeller turbine, to be equipped with their QFJ 5-blade Prop.

MT-Propeller Vice President Martin Albrecht says, that the installation of the 5-blade MT-Prope on the Cessna 208 features the following advantages:

- 60 % vibration reduction on aircraft fuselage
- Approximately14 kg (31 lbs) less weight than the original propeller
- Ground roll reduced by 10% approximately 50 m (164 ft)
- Climb improved by 5-8%
- Unbeatable esthetic ramp appeal
- All models comply with the strict German noise regulations 2010– „Landeplatz Lärmschutz Verordnung“ for unrestricted airport operations in Germany and other European Countries! .

Due to the smaller diameter the MT-Propeller for the Cessna 208 has more ground clearance for less blade tip erosion and FODs compared to the original propeller. The long time proven MT-Propeller natural composite blades provide significant inside and outside noise reduction. They have no life limitation and are repairable in case of a FOD. They also provide best vibration damping characteristics for almost vibration free propeller operation and have bonded on nickel alloy leading edges for superior erosion protection of the blades.

About MT-Propeller



MT-Propeller is the world leading natural composite propeller manufacturer with 30 certified propeller models from 2-blade to 7-blade hydraulically controlled variable pitch propeller, for engines producing up to 5000hp, and 2-blade to 4-blade electrically controlled variable pitch propeller, for engines producing up to 350hp as well as two blade fixed pitch propellers.

The high performance, light weight and durable MT-Propellers can be used on aircraft with piston engines and propeller turbines, as well as on airships, wind tunnels and hovercraft. MT-Propellers can be developed for nearly every aircraft type from motor gliders to regional airliners.

Fulfilling the highest certification requirements they are also supplemental type certified on Part 25 aircraft.

MT-Propeller is holder of over 220 STCs worldwide and OEM supplier for more than 90% of the European Aircraft Industry as well as 30% of the US Aircraft Industry. More than 30 000 propeller systems with more than 100 000 blades are in service.

180 Million fleet hours where already performed on MT-Propellers.

With the longest industry TBO of 4500 hours or 6 years for the 5-bladed turbo prop MT-Propeller has proven the reliability over years.

A factory certified network of 62 service centers, provides best service and maintenance all over the world.

MT-PROPELLER Entwicklung GmbH
Airport Straubing-Wallmuehle
D-94348 Atting - Germany
phone: +49-(0)9429-9409-0
fax: +49-(0)9429-8432
sales@mt-propeller.com
www.mt-propeller.com
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