Evektor EV-55 Outback. Specifications. A photo.
Evektor EV-55 Outback. Specifications. A photo.

Evektor EV-55 Outback. Specifications. A photo.


Evektor EV-55 Outback - a twin-engine turboprop multipurpose aircraft manufactured in the Czech aircraft manufacturer «Evektor-Aerotechnik».


Photo Evektor EV-55 Outback


The main prerequisite for the start of development of the aircraft Evektor EV-55 Outback was the need to create a light transport and passenger aircraft for the Air Force of the Czech Republic, but in the end, the Czech aircraft manufacturers have decided to produce this model and for the needs of civil aviation, and, is expected to in the near future while the current model will be able to displace the market other aircraft of this type, including this applies to multipurpose aircraft Let L-410.

His first flight of the aircraft Evektor EV-55 Outback carried out in June, 2015 years, however, in the course of technical tests, the Czech aircraft designers were found technical flaws, which is why even during almost three years of aircraft progressively elaborated, and then entered into mass production, where there is also at the present moment.


Evektor EV-55 Outback Photo


Depending on the configuration of the cabin, the aircraft can accommodate up to 16 people, in particular, it is about two crew members and fourteen passengers, while the standard version of the layout of the cabin provides for the transport of only 9 passengers, which in turn allows to operate this air Ship, both at local and regional airlines. In addition, the Evektor EV-55 Outback aircraft is able to take on board and up to 1974 kilogram payload, which allows it to operate as a light transport aircraft, for which purpose it was first developed.

Two powerful Pratt & Whitney PT-6A-21 turboprop aircraft enable the Evektor EV-55 Outback to accelerate to a speed of 410 kmph. (maximum flight speed), providing a total thrust of 1072 hp. The maximum flight range of this aircraft is 2258 kilometers, which provides good opportunities for air travel even on very long regional air routes, including attracting both European air carriers and airlines from South and Central America, Asia, etc.


cockpit Evektor EV-55 Outback


At the moment, we know that the Czech aircraft manufacturers have made the release of the three aircraft Evektor EV-55 Outback models, however, according to some, in fact, initially made an order release for the Air Force of the Czech Republic, and then, start, and mass production of the aircraft to the purposes of civil aviation.

Civil aircraft version in its flight performance is somewhat different from the military version, however, the majority of them is immaterial in nature.


Specifications Evektor EV-55 Outback.


  • Crew: 2 person;
  • Passenger: 14 people (depending on the layout of the cabin);
  • aircraft Length: 14,35 m .;
  • Wingspan: 16,1 m .;
  • Plane Height: 4,66 m .;
  • Weight of empty aircraft: 2626 kg .;
  • Payload: 1974 kg .;
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 4600 kg .;
  • Cruising speed: 370 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight speed: 410 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight distance: 2258 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 8840 km .;
  • aircraft engine Type: Turboprop;
  • Powerplant: 2 × Pratt & Whitney PT-6A-21;
  • Power: 2 × 536 HP


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