Evangel 4500. Specifications. A photo.
Evangel 4500. Specifications. A photo.

Evangel 4500. Specifications. A photo.


Evangel 4500 - American twin-engine multipurpose light combi aircraft, manufactured by Aircraft Corporation «Evangel Aircraft Corporation» with 1969 years.


Photo Evangel 4500


Development of the aircraft Evangel 4500 started in 1961 year, with the main reason for which was initiated by the creation of this aircraft, was the fact that the US civil aviation needed a cheap undersized aircraft capable of performing takeoff and landing runway small extent, and able to take on board , both passengers and cargo.

Despite the fact that the very operation Evangel 4500 aircraft project almost was a disaster - for the entire production cycle was built only 8 aircrafts of this model (including two additional modified version), these aircraft still in use to this day.


Historical photo Evangel 4500 (1973)


On board the aircraft Evangel 4500 can accommodate one pilot and eight passengers, which in turn makes this aircraft suitable for work on local passenger airlines. The maximum flight distance of this aircraft is limited to 1126 kilometers, moreover, this aircraft is well suited for cargo transportation - the maximum payload received on board this aircraft is 928 kilogram, and, if necessary, the passenger seats installed in the cabin can Be quickly dismantled, which increases the amount of free space.

The power plant of the Evangel 4500 aircraft consists of two Avco Lycoming IO-540-K1B5 piston six-cylinder aircraft engines, each of which is capable of developing a thrust of 300 hp, which provides the aircraft with a quite acceptable travel speed of about 370 km / h. (maximum flight speed).


Evangel 4500 photo


During the entire production cycle, the American aircraft manufacturers besides the basic version of the aircraft Evangel 4500, to issue and two modified versions differ mainly in a number of technical improvements:

  • Evangel 4500-300 - Modification, equipped with retractable landing gear, greatly reducing drag during flight execution;
  • Evangel 4500-300-II - An improved version of a light-engine aircraft, equipped with a turbocharging system, a reinforced fuselage and a shaped wing geometry.


Experts believe that the main reason for the low popularity of the aircraft Evangel 4500 its cost is high, and very mediocre reliability.


Specifications Evangel 4500.


  • Crew: 1 people;
  • Passenger: 8 people;
  • aircraft Length: 9,6 m .;
  • Wingspan: 12,6 m .;
  • Plane Height: 2,9 m .;
  • Weight of empty aircraft: 1567 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Payload: 928 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 2495 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Cruising speed: 282 km \ h. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight speed: 370 km \ h. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight distance: 1126 km. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight height: 6410 m .;
  • aircraft engine type: a piston;
  • Powerplant: 2 × Avco Lycoming IO-540-K1B5 (depending on version);
  • Power: 2 × 300 hp


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