Epic E1000. Specifications. A photo.
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Epic E1000. Specifications. A photo.

Epic E1000. Specifications. A photo.

 

Epic E1000 - American single-engine turboprop aircraft developed by «Epic Aircraft» in 2015 year.

Despite the actual financial difficulties, the American aircraft manufacturer Epic Aircraft still developed and designed the Epic E1000 multipurpose turboprop aircraft, first unveiling a model of this aircraft in December 2015.

 

Photo Epic E1000

 

Despite some similarities between the Epic E1000 and previous versions of aircraft, including those produced by the Chinese aircraft manufacturer due to the bankruptcy of Epic Aircraft, the aircraft is already called an efficient aircraft capable of long-term flights at high speeds. Nevertheless, despite the fact that the Epic E1000 aircraft is recognized as a multipurpose aircraft, the greatest demand for it manifested itself according to data at the beginning of 2016, in the field of business aviation, and this is mainly due to the fact that the aircraft has a very effective flight performance.

 

Epic E1000 photo

 

Shop airplane model Epic E1000 features a spacious arrangement, and depending on customer requirements, can be performed in several different styles and trim levels, on board the aircraft can accommodate up to 6 people, including, including one pilot, while the maximum distance airfare carried out on the aircraft that is about 3050 kilometers, which is quite acceptable.

As of October 2015 years, the American aircraft manufacturers have already received an order for the production of more than 60 aircraft of this model, which in turn underlines the popularity of the aircraft, however, experts say that it is quite possible, if the price of the aircraft was on the order of magnitude lower , the number of pre-orders would be measured in the hundreds.

 

Salon Epic E1000

 

The power plant of the Epic E1000 aircraft is represented by one Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6-67A turboprop aircraft, capable of developing a thrust of 1200 hp, which in turn provides quite acceptable flight characteristics, taking into account the type of aircraft. The maximum flight speed of this aircraft is 650 km / h, while the engineers managed to achieve almost 7% fuel savings by optimizing the aerodynamic shape of this aircraft.

It is expected that by the year 2020, 180 be able to sell about model airplanes Epic E1000, while, as the production capacity of the US airline «Epic Aircraft» is about 50 planes a year. The cost of the aircraft when it starts in serial production is about 3 million.

 

Specifications Epic E1000.

 

  • Crew: 1 people;
  • Passenger: 5 people;
  • aircraft Length: 10,92 m .;
  • Wingspan: 13,1 m .;
  • Plane Height: 3,81 m .;
  • Weight of empty aircraft: 1996 kg .;
  • Payload: 1406 kg .;
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 3402 kg .;
  • Cruising speed: 602 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight speed: 650 km \ h .;
  • Maximum range of flight: 3056 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 10000 m .;
  • aircraft engine Type: Turboprop;
  • Powerplant: Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6-67A;
  • Power: 1200 hp

 

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