Evektor-Aerotechnik

August 6, 2014 - 5:35am

Evektor

EV-55 Outback

Malaysian company Aspirasi Pertiwi signed an agreement to invest in Kunovice, Czech Republic-based Evektor, which will help fund final development and production of the twin-engine EV-55 Outback utility airplane. The companies expect the June 26 agreement will eventually reach a total investment of $200 million.

November 1, 2013 - 1:15am
New business turboprops

There were two major developments in the business turboprop sector this year and neither involved new aircraft. However, they did show where potentially the next growth area is for the turboprop market: downstream. Turboprops historically have been a useful vehicle for introducing new customers into the corporate aircraft market, provided operators can maintain price discipline. If not, bad things can happen. Case in point: after several years of public struggle, Piaggio Avanti fractional provider Avantair ceased operations in June.

October 29, 2012 - 4:40pm
SmartDeck Avionics Suite

Esterline CMC Electronics is asking NBAA attendees for feedback on its latest development, a touchscreen control and voice recognition system for its SmartDeck avionics suite. CMC is also showing its newest electronic flight bag (EFB) technology, which includes the ability to share flight plans and aircraft data with Apple iPads using CMC’s Tandem system.

March 8, 2012 - 4:00pm

Esterline CMC Electronics has secured the launch customer for its SmartDeck avionics suite–the twin-turboprop EV-55 Outback utility airplane under development by Czech Republic-based aircraft manufacturer Evektor.

According to Evektor marketing manager Petr Grebenicek, Avidyne and Garmin avionics were under consideration, too.

April 30, 2010 - 10:51am

On March 30, Evektor rolled out its EV-55 Outback, a nine-

April 6, 2010 - 12:08pm

Kunovice, Czech Republic-based Evektor last week rolled out its EV-55 Outback, a nine- to 14-seat, high-wing twin turboprop. First flight of the Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-21-powered utility airplane is planned for the third quarter, two years behind the company’s original schedule.

February 22, 2010 - 5:20am

In mid-December Evektor ran the EV-55 Outback’s Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-21 engines for the first time. During the test run at Kunovice Airport in the Czech Republic, “engines and propellers performed properly,” the company reported.

September 20, 2007 - 10:38am

The European general aviation industry has created a counterpart to the U.S. General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) in an effort to head off the threat posed by a barrage of new EU regulations.

June 1, 2007 - 10:36am

Evektor has begun prototype assembly of the EV-55 Outback, a nine- to 14-passenger unpressurized turboprop. The company submitted its application for a type certificate a year ago in a familiarization meeting between the certification team and regulatory authorities at the company’s facilities in Kunovice, Czech Republic.

May 31, 2007 - 5:39am

The European general aviation industry on May 22launched a counterpart to the U.S. General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA). Dubbed EGAMA, the European general aviation manufacturer group will be a “high-level sectoral group” inside the AeroSpace and Defense industries association of Europe (ASD).

 
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