Goddard said that, even with improved performance from Cape Air’s Cessna fleet, the range is limited by the “human body.” Neither aircraft has a toilet. Cape Air will use the Travellers to replace its entire fleet of 83 Cessna 402s.
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Frequently Asked Questions
What kind of planes does Cape Air fly?
The workhorse of the Cape Air fleet is the Cessna 402, which serves the majority of the destinations in the Cape Air route network. The 9-passenger 402 allows for increased frequency, meaning robust schedules that let you fly when you want to, not when you have to.
How much do Cape Air pilots make?
Pay is less than at most mainline airlines, but there is often an opportunity to work more hours. Part 135 rules mean crew can fly up to 1,200h a year, although most Cape Air pilots average around 850h, says Fletcher.
Does Cape Air fly in rain?
Baggage Policies During the normal rigors of air travel your luggage will be transported on conveyor belts and travel on baggage carts and may encounter weather conditions such as rain, snow, wind or sun light. In addition your luggage will move and shift during take off, flight and landing.
Is Cape Air a single pilot?
Cape Air is an unbelievable resume builder. ... And looking back, as a Captain most of the flying you do at Cape Air is primarily single-pilot.
What kind of plane does Cape Air fly?
The Traveller officially arrived at Cape Air HQ in September of 2019. The 11-seat Traveller, equipped with the latest avionics from Garmin, the new G1000 Nxi and powered by two 375 HP Lycoming piston engines, has been designed from the start to be a very versatile and flexible aerial platform. Cessna 402C
What does it mean to go on Cape Air?
As an employee owned company, and on behalf of our owners, we hope you enjoy your trip on Cape Air and we aim, as our mantra encourages, to MOCHA HAGoTDI. It means to Make our Customers Happy and Have a Good Time Doing It.
How many passengers does Cape Air carry per day?
A milestone was reached in September of 2019 with the arrival of Cape Air's newest aircraft type - the industry-changing Tecnam P2012 Traveller. With up to 400 flights per day during high season, Cape Air carries over 500,000 passengers a year, making us one of the largest regional airlines in the United States.