Cessna Caravan Mounts & Surveillance Accessories

Paravion® offers a complete package of products to outfit the Cessna 208/208B Caravan as a world-class surveillance platform. This includes mounting provisions for external loads, work stations for equipment operators, and a forward monitor mount for cockpit reference.

C208ELP – External Load Provisions

The external load provisions are approved for installation on the Cessna 208B Grand Caravan and can carry two loads of up to 150 lbs. each or a single load of up to 300 lbs. The load can have a maximum height of 26.25 inches when installed forward of station 241 and linearly decreasing to 9.41 inches when installed at station 332. The rails are designed to offer a flexible mounting solution for a variety of equipment, such as cameras, downlink antennas, etc. Typical installation labor time for the fixed provisions is 200 tech-hours.

C208WS – Workstation Installation

The workstation installation for the Cessna 208 Caravan and Cessna 208B Grand Caravan provides a means of mounting and storing a wide variety of mission equipment, such as camera controls, monitors, recorders, radios, downlink controllers, etc. It is ergonomically designed so that the operator can sit in a standard seat. The front of the workstation is constructed of a forward facing panel for holding visually accessible equipment and a desktop to mount such items as hand controllers. The interior of the workstation contains three shelves for holding remote-mount equipment. Each shelf, including the front panel, can hold up to 35 lbs. of equipment.

C208MM – Monitor Mount Installation

The monitor mount installation for the Cessna 208 Caravan and Cessna 208B Grand Caravan provides a means of mounting a pilot/co-pilot monitor in the cockpit so that surveillance operations can be easily monitored and flight path optimized for the camera operator. The mount is capable of holding a monitor that weighs less than 10.0 lbs. and is 10.0 inches high by 11.6 inches wide by 4.8 inches deep and an overall height limit when mounted of 12.1 inches.

Product Pricing

Part Number


Weight (lbs)

Price (USD)

Part Number: C208ELP-100-2

Application: External Load Provisions Kit

Weight (lbs): 69.0

Price: $0.00

Part Number: C208ELP-112-1

Application: Additional Load Beam & Mount Block

Weight (lbs): 31.0

Price: $0.00

Part Number: C208ELP-2220-1

Application: Additional Payload Dovetail Block

Weight (lbs): 2.0

Price: $0.00

Part Number: C208MM-100-3

Application: Cockpit Monitor Mount

Weight (lbs): 2.0

Price: $0.00

Part Number: C208WS-2300-2

Application: Operator’s Workstation (L-38″ X W-28″ X H-46″, approx.)

Weight (lbs): 78.0

Price: $0.00

Part Number: C208WS-2300-3

Application: Operator’s Workstation (L-51″ X W-31″ X H-46″, approx.)

Weight (lbs): 86.0

Price: $0.00

Note: Prices are subject to change without notice.

List of Available Documents

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Cessna 208B with C208ELP Kit Installed

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Cessna 208B Dual Gimbal Payload

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