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The second prototype Evektor EV-55 Outback takes flight.

Evektor takes flight with second EV-55 Outback flying prototype

The 2nd flying prototype of the EV-55 Outback made its first flight from Kunovice airport at 11:45, 8.4.2016. The EV-55 Outback, S/N 0003 registered OK-DRM, carried out a 20-minute test flight according to plan and confirmed characteristics expected. The aircraft was piloted by a crew of test pilots, Josef Charvát and Pavel Křížka.

The 2nd flying prototype EV-55 will join the certification process being carried out in accordance with EASA CS-23 regulations, within the Normal category. It is a type confirming aircraft for certification testing of systems, performance and flight characteristics.

The first prototype, the EV-55, S/N 0001, has flown 370 hours to this day. The aircraft is currently undergoing terrestrial flight calibration for flight stress analysis. The second prototype, the EV-55, S/N 0002, was used for ground stress testing.

The EV-55 Outback is a versatile, twin-engine, turboprop aircraft for the transportation of 9 passengers or cargo. High operational productivity and versatility given a cruising speed of 220 kts, the spacious cabin, possibility of short takeoffs and from airports at high altitudes, together with low operating costs make the EV-55 Outback the ideal aircraft for regional transportation.

Press release issued by Evektor-Aerotechnik a.s. on April 12, 2016

 

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