Meet The Kodiak Advanced STOL Turboprop (2023)


The Ultimate Getaway Vehicle


Fast at 210 ktas
Safest, most modern in its class
Performance at all stages of flight
Nine hours plus loiter time
Stall resistant
Short takeoff and landing capable
Luxury appointments
Fuel efficient
Innovative from tip to tail
Multiple cargo space options
Low operating costs
Easily adapted to multiple missions

Modern Equals Safe

The Kodiak 900 is a thoroughly modern aircraft engineered in the 21st century and meeting the very latest FAA standards.

  • Innovative wing design for an extra margin of safety.
  • Engine and power to get you up and out quickly.
  • Tough gear for rough situations.
  • Fly safer in all-weather
  • Advanced avionics reduce workload and enhance situational awareness.

Infinitely Versatile

  • Equally at home on grass and paved strips.
  • Longer fuselage means extra cabin space for passengers and gear.
  • Easily converts from passengers to cargo.
  • Large payload door.
  • Short wingspan to get into narrow airstrips.
  • Endless interior configurations with perfectly located panoramic windows.
  • Integrated extra large cargo pod with four access doors.
(Video) What a STOL Landing! Quest Kodiak taking it serious! [AirClips]
Meet The Kodiak Advanced STOL Turboprop (1)

Kodiak 900 range map


At 210 ktas, at 12,000 ft, fuel consumption is 58 gph yielding 969 nm over 4.3 hr


At 156 ktas, at 12,000 ft, fuel consumption is 36 gph yielding 1,129 nm over 6.8 hr

The Brains Behind the Brawn

Advanced technology for enhanced control.

  • Reduces pilot workload.
  • Enhances situational awareness.
  • Takeoff to touch down navigational assistance.
  • Full integration of digital and communication platforms.
  • Synthetic vision and weather radar.
  • Integrated autopilot.

Kodiak 900 Performance

Meet The Kodiak Advanced STOL Turboprop (2)
Meet The Kodiak Advanced STOL Turboprop (3)

Loading Capabilities

Meet The Kodiak Advanced STOL Turboprop (4)

Performance is Everything

With every measure of performance, the Kodiak 900 is in a class of its own.

  • Max speed 210 KTAS
  • Extended Range 1,129 NM
  • Fuel economy 58 GPH
  • Climb Rate 1,724 FPM
  • Takeoff 1,015 FT
  • Useful Load 3,630 LBS
(Video) Flying the Daher Kodiak 900 Turboprop – AIN
Kodiak 900 Specifications
Weights & Loadings
Max. Ramp Weight8,100 LBS3,674 KG
Max. Takeoff Weight8,000 LBS3,629 KG
Base Aircraft Empty Weight4,470 LBS2,028 KG
Base Aircraft Useful Load3,630 LBS1,647 KG
Fuel Capacity322 GAL1,219 L
Max. Wing Loading33.3 LBS/FT²162.58 KG/M²
Max. Power Loading8.89 LBS/HP4.03 KG/HP
Stall Speed Vs1 (flaps up)78 KCAS
Stall Speed Vs0 (flaps down)65 KCAS
Rate of Climb (max. cont. as SL)1,724 FPM525 MPM
Rate of Climb (10,000 ft)1,273 FPM388 MPM
Takeoff Ground Roll1,015FT309 M
Landing Ground Roll1,460FT445 M
Certified Ceiling25,000 FT7,620 M
Cruise Performance
210 ktas
Range & Endurance

with 45 min. Reserve

Max Cruise
210 ktas, 12,000 ft (3,658 m)969 NM1,794 KM
Flight Time4.3 HRS
Max Range Cruise
156 ktas, 12,000 ft (3,658 m)1,129 NM2,091 KM
Flight Time6.8 HRS
Max Endurance
102 ktas, 12,000 ft (3,658 m)
Flight Time9.2 HRS
P&W PT6A-140A
Takeoff Power900 HP
Max Continuous Power900 HP
Propeller (constant speed, feathering, reversible)
Diameter97 IN2.46 M
Clearance15.4 IN39.11 CM
Cabin Width54 IN1.37 M
Cabin Height57 IN1.45 M
Cabin Length227 IN5.76 M
Cargo Volume (exc. cockpit)309 CU FT8.75 CU M
Overall Length37.7 FT11.4 M
Door Sill Height45 IN1.14 M
Cargo Door Height49.25 IN1.25 M
Cargo Door Width49.25 IN1.25 M
Flight Surfaces
Wing Area240 FT²22.3 M²
Span45 FT13.7 M
Horizontal Span20.3 FT6.19 M
Overall Height16.1 FT4.9 M
The Kodiak is certified under Part 23 of the Federal Aviation Regulations in the Normal Category for day, night, VFR, and IFR flight operations, and certified for flight into known icing when equipped with optional TKS Ice Protection System.
Estimated Kodiak 900 Direct Operating Costs
Fuel & OIL
Fuel cost per hour$261
Maintenance per hour$15.03
Overhaul Reserves
Engine HSI and OVH
Propeller OVH$10.83
Total Doc’s Per Hour

* The first four years of direct operating costs include standard aircraft warranty, Kodiak Care Maintenance Program, and 400 hours of Pratt & Whitney Eagle Service Plan
** A shop rate of $110 per hour was used for calculation
*** Based on an average of 200 flight hours per year
**** $4.50 Jet-A price per gallon based on national average at time of revision

THE FIGURES CONTAINED ON THESE PAGES ARE ONLY ESTIMATES. YOUR ACTUAL COST OF OPERATION WILL VARY FROM THESE FIGURES due to differences in accounting methods, cost of fuel and oil, labor services, engine overhaul, type of avionics installed, and the manner in which the aircraft is used (number of hours flown annually, power settings, type of airports used, environmental condition, pilot capability, etc.) Kodiak cannot and does not represent that these figures are anything other than estimated average costs of operation, and specifically disclaims any liability for the accuracy of these estimates. They are to be used only for purposes of comparison. These are estimated direct operating costs for a new Kodiak under part 91 with the Kodiak Care Maintenance program and Pratt & Whitney ESP coverage.

(Video) Kodiak 100 - The Most Advanced 10-Seat Short Takeoff and Landing Aircraft


The top-of-the-line Summit+ interior offers 6 club seats and carpet that allows you to conduct a business meeting in comfort on the way to a conference or a project site. This interior also makes the Kodiak great for family trips. A true example of rugged refinement, Summit+ features individual oxygen, LED lighting, dual zone touch screen ECS control, phone holder, cup holder, powered headset jack, dual plug headset jack, and USB-A and USB-C charging ports for your portable electronic devices. The new Summit + seats offer unparalleled flexibility with the possibility of a double club configuration, all forward facing seats or multiple combinations. Each seat has left and right armrests and a headrest.

Standard Equipment

Every new Kodiak 900 comes equipped with an extensive set of features and equipment.

A partial list of equipment included in all Kodiak 900 aircraft.


  • Garmin G1000 NXi integrated avionics suite
  • GFC 700 autopilot with electronic stability protection, level mode, under-speed protection, coupled go-around and yaw damper
  • Dual GPS, AHRS, ADC
  • Dual Garmin GMA 1360 audio panels
  • GTX 345R Mode-S transponder with ADS-B in/out
  • Class-B terrain awareness system
  • Garmin Synthetic Vision
  • 406 MHz ELT w/ remote switch and GPS enabled
  • (2) Cockpit USB ports
  • SurfaceWatch Enable Card
  • ChartView Enable Card
  • Garmin NavData subscription (1 year included)


  • Fully integrated flight instruments in the G1000 NXi
  • 4-in-1 electronic standby
  • Dual pitot/static systems
  • Dual pitot heat
  • Angle of Attack (AOA) indexer


  • Fully automated touch screen ECS controller
  • Cockpit and cabin bleed air heating with silencer
  • Forward and aft blowers
  • Brushed metal ventilators throughout cockpit & cabin
  • State-of-the-art sound proofing
  • 10-place oxygen


  • HID landing lights
  • Taxi lights with pulse, LED
  • Navigation lights (2), LED
  • Strobes (2), wingtip mounted, LED
  • Beacon (LED)
  • Passenger reading lights (8)
  • Center aisle ambient LED lights


  • Engine PWC PT6A-140A, 900 SHP, 4000 HR TBO
  • Engine wash ring (integral)
  • Oil cooler, high capacity
  • Intake inertial separator
  • Prop, 5-blade composite, constant speed full feathering, 97 inch
  • Pratt &amp: Whitney ESP


  • (1) Battery, 24V sealed lead acid
  • Starter/generator, 300 amp
  • 60 amp alternator


  • Single-point refueling
  • Fuel tanks (2) 322 gallons total
  • Float-type fuel level sensors, industry leading accuracy
  • Fuel temperature indication


  • Summit+ interior offers 6 club seats
  • Air conditioning
  • Corrosion proofing
  • Non-slip flooring or carpet
  • Seats, pilot and co-pilot, articulating, Summit+ trim
  • Inflatable crew door seals
  • Fire extinguishers (3)
  • Eight (8) cabin USB ports
  • Cup holders


  • External Cargo Compartment (ECC)
  • Industry leading corrosion proofing
  • Wheel pant fairings
  • Control surface bonding straps
  • (2) crew doors, 180˚ opening with crew door stay
  • Large cargo door


  • (2) Bose A20 Pilot Headsets
  • Custom cover kit
  • Crew and passenger oxygen masks; (2) A5 boom cannulas
  • (4) Cargo straps and (8) attach fittings


  • Pilot training (1 Course)
  • Maintenance training (1 Course)


The Kodiak offers a wide range of interior and exterior options which are listed below:

Avionics & Systems

GWX 75 weather radar
Enhanced GWX 75 weather radar
Garmin search & rescue enhanced enable card
Aux video


TKS ice protection / FIKI certified


Additional new passenger seat (6 included)
Choice of non-slip utility flooring in lieu of carpet, which is included, at no extra cost.


Additional pilot training course (1 slot included)
Additional maintenance training course (1 slot included)


X3 oxygen demand conserver
Bose A20 headset

Kodiak 900
Paint scheme options

The color choices below or any standard three-color scheme are included in the base price of the aircraft.
Special colors and full custom schemes are available on request for additional cost.

Meet The Kodiak Advanced STOL Turboprop (5)

Red Pearl/
Pitch Black/
Casino Silver Metallic

Meet The Kodiak Advanced STOL Turboprop (6)

Gray Shadows/
Pitch Black/
Casino Silver Metallic

Meet The Kodiak Advanced STOL Turboprop (7)

Evening Sky/
Casino Silver Metallic/
Pitch Black

(Video) Student Pilot to Instrument Rated Kodiak Pilot in 1 Year


How much is a Kodiak turboprop? ›

Airplane manufacturer Daher recently unveiled its all-new $3.5 million aircraft — the Kodiak 900. The backcountry plane builds upon the company's robust Kodiak 100 with upgraded technology and comfort. The Kodiak 900 is estimated to cost $300-$400 per hour, which is less than competing planes like the PC-12.

How much does a quest Kodiak cost? ›

$2.36 million

How much does a Kodiak 900 cost? ›

The Kodiak 900 is a fast utility turboprop airplane that just got its FAA certification last July. It seats up to 10 people or it can be rearranged to carry things like dirt bikes. Starting price is a cool $3.5 million.

How much does a Kodiak 100 Series 3 cost? ›

Kodiak 100 Series III turboprop – at a glance

Base price is $2,278,750.

What is the major disadvantage of the turboprop? ›

Limited Cruising Altitude

Planes with turboprop engines are typically limited to a lower cruising altitude than jet engines, capping at around 25,000-30,000 feet. Because of this, turboprops are also more susceptible to turbulence, noise, and inclement weather.

How long do turboprop engines last? ›

Typically, TBO ranges between 3,000 to 6,000 flight hours, but several factors must be considered – like the setting of operation, type of operation, frequency of operation, etc.

How much fuel does a Kodiak 100 burn hourly? ›

Kodiak 100 Specifications
Weights & Loadings
Max Range Cruise
135 ktas, 12,000 ft (3,700 m)1,132 nm2,096 km
Cruise Fuel271 gal8.4 hrs
Assumes consumption rate of33 gph125 L/hr
66 more rows

Is a Kodiak pressurized? ›

Description. The Quest Aircraft company created the Kodiak 100 as an American high-wing aircraft. It features a pressurized and single-engine turboprop-powered fixed landing gear.

Who manufactures Kodiak? ›

Kodiak is a brand of dipping tobacco manufactured by American Snuff Company, a U.S. smokeless tobacco manufacturer that also produces the Grizzly tobacco and Levi Garrett brands.

Is the Kodiak 900 pressurized? ›

“The Kodiak 900 is in a category of its own: a highly versatile unpressurized utility turboprop airplane that can carry impressive payloads while cruising comfortably at 210 KTS in refined luxury.” The Kodiak 900 was certified by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on July 20, and deliveries will begin in 2023.

What engine is in the Kodiak 900? ›

The Pratt & Whitney PT6A-140A engine provides the Kodiak 900 with increased power and reliability to deliver an impressive rate of climb and cruise speed. With the new integrated cargo pod and airframe changes, the Kodiak 900's landing gear has shifted aft and moved lower on the airframe.

Where are Kodiak aircraft made? ›

Aviation's Made-by-Hand Tradition Lives on in Sandpoint Idaho. Seattle, Wichita and Toulouse are among the great aviation manufacturing centers, but the small Northern Idaho town of Sandpoint is where the tradition of crafting a plane literally from scratch survives and thrives.

How fast is a Kodiak 100? ›

The DAHER Kodiak 100, manufactured from 2008 - To Present, requires a 1 person crew and can transport up to 9 passengers. The aircraft has a maximum operating altitude of 25,000', a normal cruise speed of 178 KTS/205 MPH, and a 1,124 NM/1,293 SM seats-full range.

How much is a new Pilatus? ›

The price of a new PC-12 is currently about $4.9m. Average retail pricing for one built in 2008, will be approximately $2.5m to $2.8m, and models that are 15 to 16 years old, 2001 to 2002, vintage, are typically in the range of $1.8m.
The Costs to Own and Operate a Pilatus PC12.
6 more rows
Sep 29, 2017

How much is a new Kodiak 100? ›

Options Installed on KODIAK S/N 271
Kodiak Series II Standard Equipped Aircraft (Series II Paint Scheme allover white with black and silver stripes)$2,150,000
Optional 6th Summit Passenger Seat$18,500
Bose A20 Headset (Passenger) (x2)$2,190
Air Conditioning$42,500
Total Retail Price as Optioned$2,584,590
8 more rows

What is the safest turboprop aircraft? ›

The Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6 turboprop engine is one of the safest aircraft engines ever built – and a proven engine is an absolute must for a single-engine aircraft.
Photo Gallery.
Take-Off Distance2,485 ft
Range1,803 nm
1 more row
May 17, 2019

Which is safer turboprop or jet? ›

Turboprops might be a little louder, but they are actually safer than jets when going into smaller runways. Why? It is related to the turboprops capabilities under short runway conditions.

Are turboprops easier to fly? ›

Turboprops and other propeller-driven airplanes are usually more manual, with greater "stick and rudder" skills required. Things happen more slowly, making it easier to stay ahead of the airplane. So the skills are a bit different, but I would not say one is harder than the other.

Why turboprop cannot fly at high altitude? ›

The answer is that turboprops are most efficient at an altitude between 25,000 and 30,000 feet. That's because turboprops work best at a particular density of air- and going higher than the mid 20,000s makes it more difficult for turboprops to efficiently provide thrust.

Why are turboprops not used? ›

The main reason the airlines are not using turboprop engines are, They are not as efficient as jet engines for high altitude long distance flights. This is why all the turboprop aircraft are used of short haul flights.

What license do you need to fly a turboprop? ›

In the United States, you must obtain a type rating endorsement to act as pilot in command (PIC) of any size or type of turbojet-powered aircraft. You also need a type rating endorsement to fly a turboprop aircraft that exceeds the maximum takeoff weight (MTOW) standard of 12,500 lbs.

What is the fastest Stol plane? ›

Unmatched STOL Performance

Think of it as a passport to the backcountry. It is certified to fly with a gross weight in excess of a REAL ton (2200 lbs. on Floats, 2250 on wheels). The Husky is the fastest in its class, off the water at 6 seconds, and is completely corrosion proofed at the factory – standard.

How much fuel does a 747 burn in 1 hour? ›

Boeing 747 fuel consumption

If an Airbus A321neo burns 0.683 litre per second, Boeing 747 uses approximately 4 litres every second, which translates to 240 litres per minute and 14,400 litre per hour.

How much fuel does an F 15 burn per hour? ›

The F-15 can burn through an amazing amount of fuel in a short amount of time. In the dense air at sea level with maximum afterburner selected and at high speed, the total fuel flow can be more than 23,000 gallons per hour, or 385 gallons per minute.

What is the cheapest turboprop plane? ›

Top 11 Cheapest Turboprops
  • Pilatus PC-12 – $2.4 Million.
  • Cessna 441 Conquest II – $1.7 Million.
  • Beechcraft King Air 350i – $1.5 Million.
  • Piper M600 – $1.4 Million.
  • Daher (Quest) Kodiak 100 – $1 Million.
  • Cessna 208B Grand Caravan – $925,000.
  • Beechcraft 1900D – $735,000.
  • Beechcraft King Air C90A – $400,000.

Where is the Kodiak 900 made? ›

Production of the Kodiak 900, along with the Kodiak 100 in its latest Series III version, is performed at the Sandpoint, Idaho facility of Daher's Aircraft Division.

Where is the quest Kodiak built? ›

Our teams share the values for craftsmanship and quality, as underscored by Quest's motto: 'Built by hand in Sandpoint, Idaho. '” A Kodiak 100 Series II plane, made in Sandpoint by Quest Aircraft Co. Quest Aircraft Co.

Is Kodiak a good company? ›

Is Kodiak Robotics a good company to work for? Kodiak Robotics has an overall rating of 4.2 out of 5, based on over 49 reviews left anonymously by employees. 82% of employees would recommend working at Kodiak Robotics to a friend and 76% have a positive outlook for the business.

Where is Kodiak headquarters? ›

Kodiak Robotics was founded in 2018. Where is Kodiak Robotics's headquarters? Kodiak Robotics's headquarters is located at 1049 Terra Bella Ave, Mountain View. What is Kodiak Robotics's latest funding round?

Who invested in Kodiak? ›

Joe Burrow, Travis Kelce, and others invest in Kodiak Cakes

P/Co joins existing investor L Catterton, the world's leading consumer investment firm which acquired Kodiak last year, to fuel its retail expansion and support its continued growth.

Is a powered parachute an ultralight? ›

Light, single-place powered parachutes are flown as ultralights, which means that there are no FAA-required minimum training standards or requirements for a pilot certificate. Of course you need to still be able to operate the equipment safely and understand the FAA rules that do apply.

Is the Navajo pressurized? ›

The PA-31 Navajo is a six to eight-seater airplane, and it is a turbine engine with a pressurized cabin. Its twin-turbine engines and the pressurized cabin came with smaller windows and a one-piece airstair for easy access to the airplane for boarding and deplaning.

How much weight can a Beaver float plane carry? ›

The Aircraft

With fuel reserves, operating under Visual Flight Rules (VFR), it carries a load of about half a ton (1,000 lbs) on practical stages for nearly 1,000 kilometres (about 600 statute miles). With Viking's 6,000 lb upgrade, the Turbo Beaver can haul 2,450 lbs of freight.

When did Daher buy Kodiak? ›

The Daher Kodiak (formerly Quest Kodiak) is an American utility aircraft designed by and originally manufactured by Quest Aircraft. Manufacturing was taken over by Daher in 2019 after its purchase of Quest Aircaft.

What engine is in a dc9? ›

The DC-9 has two rear-mounted Pratt & Whitney JT8D turbofan engines, relatively small, efficient wings, and a T-tail.

Where is the Daher Kodiak built? ›

A combined total of some 1,400 TBM and Kodiak aircraft have been delivered worldwide. Daher has final assembly lines on two continents: one at its Tarbes industrial site in southwestern France, where TBM aircraft are built; and the other in the United States at Sandpoint, Idaho, home to the Kodiak assembly line.

What is the best Alaskan bush plane? ›

The Cessna 206 is the workhorse of the Alaska Bush.

What plane did John Travolta? ›

The BBJ is based on the 737 but looks nothing like a conventional passenger 737. Mr Travolta is a mad keen aviator and is licensed to fly a 707, 737 and 747. He has donated his Boeing 707 – in Qantas colours- to HARS, an aviation museum down under.

What plane does Jimmy Buffett have? ›

Hemisphere Dancer is singer/songwriter Jimmy Buffett's personal seaplane. A Grumman HU-16 Albatross flying boat, former U.S. Navy Bureau Number (BuNo) 137928 and civil registration number N928J. The aircraft is central to the action in Buffett's best-selling memoirs, A Pirate Looks at 50.

Is a Kodiak a Yamaha? ›

BUILT REAL WORLD TOUGH™, ASSEMBLED IN THE USA: As with other Yamaha ATVs and Side-by-Sides, the Kodiak is assembled in the USA to meet Yamaha's exacting standards for durability and reliability.

Is the Yamaha Kodiak automatic? ›

With an Ultramatic® automatic transmission, On‑Command® 2WD/4WD and fuel injection, this ATV packs big performance into a mid‑size machine.

Does Yamaha Kodiak have power steering? ›

Class-Leading Power Steering

Reduced fatigue, excellent control and improved trail feel all come standard with the Kodiak 700 EPS SE's best-in-industry speed-sensitive Electric Power Steering (EPS).

Which are safer Pilatus or King Air? ›

Both models have impeccable safety ratings, being considered some of the safest turboprop aircraft in the world. Since their launch, both the B250 and PC-12 have had few accidents recorded. Regarding luggage space, the King Air can hold up to 7 large bags, compared to Pilatus, with has capacity for around 4.

Does a Pilatus PC-12 have a toilet? ›

knowing that you have a fully-enclosed flushing. private lavatory. Let our Chief Pilot, Rob, show you how private and.

How much does a Pilatus cost per hour? ›

Based on 450 annual owner-operated hours and $7.00-per-gallon fuel cost, the PILATUS PC-12 NG has total variable costs of $475,200.00, total fixed costs of $197,995.00, and an annual budget of $673,195.00. This breaks down to $1,495.99 per hour.

Is the Kodiak 100 pressurized? ›

The Kodiak is not pressurized, and aft cabin oxygen ports are optional (they are included in the Summit interior). All of the seats can be removed in minutes, and fit into the optional cargo pod (except for the Summit seats), which can be added underneath the fuselage.

How much is a brand new quest Kodiak? ›

Airplane manufacturer Daher recently unveiled its all-new $3.5 million aircraft — the Kodiak 900.

How much does a turboprop engine cost? ›

Turboprop engines that power larger aircraft (40-70 passengers) require much higher horsepower and hence are larger and more expensive. Such engines cost in the range of $700,000 and $1.5 million.

How much does it cost to fly a turboprop? ›

Turboprop charter planes are the most economical option for cost-conscious private aviation consumers with charter rates beginning around $2,000 an hour. Most aircraft in this category are comparable in size and offer many of the modern luxury cabin amenities found in light jets.

How much does a Cessna turboprop cost? ›

A new Cessna Caravan single-engine turboprop costs between $2.2m for a 2022-model 208 Caravan, and $2.48m for a 2022-model 208B Grand Caravan EX, according to Aircraft Bluebook's Fall 2022 data. Buyers can purchase a used Cessna Caravan for less.

How much does a 717 200 cost? ›

Depending on numerous factors, the average price for a pre-owned BOEING 717-200 is $9,000,000.00. A $4,500,000.00 loan over 120 months including $18750 per month in interest equates to a $225,646.72 per-period payment.

Why can't turboprop fly at high altitudes? ›

The answer is that turboprops are most efficient at an altitude between 25,000 and 30,000 feet. That's because turboprops work best at a particular density of air- and going higher than the mid 20,000s makes it more difficult for turboprops to efficiently provide thrust.

Are turboprops safer than jets? ›

What are the Advantages of Turboprop Aircraft? Turboprops might be a little louder, but they are actually safer than jets when going into smaller runways.

Do any US airlines fly turboprops? ›

Silver Airways is a Fort Lauderdale-based regional airline whose fleet consists entirely of turboprop aircraft.

Do turboprop planes have bathrooms? ›

Private Jets with No Lavatory Facilities

Many very light aircraft and especially turboprops that fly one and a half to two hours will not have a lavatory at all. The same is true for older aircraft and helicopters.

Why are turboprop engines so loud? ›

Briefly: inside a jet engine's core or within its fan shroud, huge quantities of air get sucked through while their flow directions get rapidly changed up. This causes parcels of air to bounce off the walls of the engine passages and off their neighbors, a process that generates random (roaring) noise.

How reliable are turboprop engines? ›

Due to the propulsive efficiency curve, they're most efficient at speeds slower than 400 knots. While expensive, they're extremely reliable. This makes turboprops the perfect engine type for relatively short regional flights.

What will Hawaiian replace the 717 with? ›

Potential replacements

Speculatory replacements have included the Airbus A220, which seats up to 150 passengers, Embraer E195, which has roughly the same capacity as the 717, and the upcoming Boeing 737 MAX 7, which can seat up to 172.

Why does Delta still use 717? ›

"Adding the Boeing 717 to our fleet will give customers, particularly business travelers, more mainline aircraft service that features their preferred amenities. The 717s also provide Delta with a significant improvement in economic efficiency relative to the aircraft they are replacing."

How many 717s are still flying? ›

With McDonnell Douglas and Boeing merging in 1997 prior to production, the airliner entered service in 1999 as the Boeing 717. Production of the type ceased in May 2006 after 155 were delivered. As of June 2022, 103 Boeing 717 airliners remain in service and have recorded zero fatalities and no hull losses.


1. Quest Kodiak short landing at short runway island
(Louis Kant)
2. Possibly the BEST MSFS aircraft EVER | Kodiak 100 Review
(Virtual Reality Pilot)
3. Flying the new Kodiak 900
(AOPA Pilot Video)
4. SimWorks Studios Kodiak 100 | Exceptional | Review and Okavango Bush Flight.
(SimHanger Flight Simulation)
5. Taking The Hobbits To Isengard - SWS Quest Kodiak - MSFS 2020
6. Quest Kodiak 100 Takeoff
Top Articles
Latest Posts
Article information

Author: Duncan Muller

Last Updated: 02/05/2023

Views: 5962

Rating: 4.9 / 5 (79 voted)

Reviews: 86% of readers found this page helpful

Author information

Name: Duncan Muller

Birthday: 1997-01-13

Address: Apt. 505 914 Phillip Crossroad, O'Konborough, NV 62411

Phone: +8555305800947

Job: Construction Agent

Hobby: Shopping, Table tennis, Snowboarding, Rafting, Motor sports, Homebrewing, Taxidermy

Introduction: My name is Duncan Muller, I am a enchanting, good, gentle, modern, tasty, nice, elegant person who loves writing and wants to share my knowledge and understanding with you.