The FAA granted a full production certificate to Quest Aircraft Co., of Sandpoint, Idaho, manufacturer of the 10-seat Kodiak single-engine turboprop utility aircraft September 2009. The company has been in business since 2001 and produces about three airplanes per month. The company has delivered copies of the airplane, for a range of customers — charter operators, government agencies, individuals, and mission and humanitarian groups. The Kodiak is built of aluminum and powered by a Pratt & Whitney PT6 turbine engine. It can take off in less than 700 feet at full gross takeoff weight of 6,750 pounds and climb at over 1,500 feet per minute. Floats can be added without structural upgrades.
The Kodiak is powered by a Pratt & Whitney PT6 A-34 turbine engine producing 750 bhp at ISA +7C. The Kodiak is propelled by a 96 in diameter, Hartzell, constant speed, reversible propeller.
A three-panel Garmin G1000 integrated avionics suite is standard. The G1000 features 3 -10 inch displays. Quest also offers Synthetic Vision Technology as an option. Optional equipment also includes an S-Tec 55X autopilot, Artex C406 ELT, Garmin Stomscope and XM Infotainment package.
The Kodiak is a turboprop powered single engine monoplane with a high wing and fixed tricycle landing gear. It has a 49.25 X 49.25 inch cargo door on the left side. The aircraft is design to operate out of short fields and in rugged conditions. Optional equipment includes high floatation tires and a cargo pod.
The Kodiak has a large cargo door on the left side for cargo operations and can seat up to 10 people (13 people on export models). Cabin volume is 214 cu. ft.
|Years Aircraft Manufactured||2008|
|Serial Number Range||005|
|Retail High Price||$1,910,125.00 / 1,498,875.08€|
|Retail Low Price||$1,500,000.00 / 1,177,050.00€|
|External Dimensions (ft)||Kodiak 100|
|Internal Dimensions (ft)||Kodiak 100|
|Internal Length (Overall/Net Height)||15.8|
|Internal Width (Max/Floor)||4.5|
|Output (lbs ea.)/Flat Rating||750 shp/ISA+7|
|Data based on latest manufactured year|