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CESSNA Caravan XP42 (Blackhawk)

CESSNA Caravan XP42 (Blackhawk) Price and Operating Costs


The CESSNA Caravan XP42 (Blackhawk), production in 1985-2019, requires a one man crew and can be configured in 9 seats. Maximum operating altitude of 25,000′, a optimal cruise speed of 186 knots/214 MPH, and a 611 NM/704 SM seats-full range. The CESSNA Caravan XP42 (Blackhawk) has a 2,140′ runway length (or runway plus clearway and/or stopway) and 2,004′ actual landing distance required. Cabin specifications: 04’06” cabin high, 05’03” cabin wide, and 16’09” cabin long. Maximum luggage capacity of 145.00 ft^3; 33.00 ft^3 being internal and 112.00 ft^3 being external.


Average price for used aircraft CESSNA Caravan XP42 (Blackhawk) is $1,750,000.00. A $875,000.00 loan over 10 years including $3645.83 per month in interest equates to a $43,875.75 per-month payment. Based on 450 hours a year and fuel cost at $4.25 per-gallon, the CESSNA Caravan XP42 (Blackhawk) has total variable costs of $347,512.50, total fixed costs of $138,965.00, and hypothetical summary cost of $486,477.50. How much does it cost to fly: $1,081.06 per hour.

Maximal total range:
611 NM / 704 SM
Cruise speed:
186 knots / 214 MPH
Average price:
Number of passengers:
9 people

CESSNA Caravan XP42 (Blackhawk)

Flying 450 Hours per Year Flying 450 Hours per Year + 200 Charter Hours
Owner-operated hours 450 450
Charter-operated hours 200
Fuel Cost per-gallon $4.25 $4.25
Fixed operation and maintenance cost $138,965.00 $-3,785.00
Variable operation and maintenance cost $347,512.50 $347,512.50
How much does a helicopter cost per year $486,477.50 $343,727.50
Cost per hour $1,081.06 $763.84

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