Used Aircraft Guide

December 2012 Issue

Used Aircraft Guide: Cessna 206

A broad-shouldered load hauler that’s at home everywhere from the bush to a family outing.

It’s not fast, nor is it that slow, but it is stable, rugged, reliable, has six real seats and is remarkable for being able to carry a half-ton or so after the tanks are filled. You can put it on floats, turbocharge it, dump skydivers from it, and carry small packages or just your family. It has proven tough and reliable enough to be a fixture in the bush throughout the world, holding on even as turbines shoulder out piston-power.

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