The Cessna Grand Caravan EX differs from its predecessor primarily in the engine. The new aircraft was provided by Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-140 with a capacity of 867 hp. (25% higher). The motor was adapted for operation in high altitude conditions, at temperatures above + 40*C. The climb rate was also increased by 38%, the minimum take-off distance was reduced (by 20%). This aircraft can carry from 9 to 13 passengers over a distance of up to 2000 km. The maximum cruising speed is 341 km / h. There is Garmin G1000 digital avionics with anti-icing system.