Epic E1000. Specifications. A photo.
Epic E1000 - American single-engine turboprop aircraft developed by «Epic Aircraft» in 2015 year.
In spite of the financial difficulties encountered in fact, the American aircraft company «Epic Aircraft» yet made the development and design of a multi-purpose turboprop aircraft Epic E1000, for the first time presenting a model of the aircraft in December 2015 years.
A photoEpic E1000
Despite some similarity model Epic E1000 with previous versions of the aircraft, including those issued by the Chinese aircraft manufacturer because of the bankruptcy of «Epic Aircraft», the plane had already called the effective aircraft, able to carry out lengthy air travel at high speeds. Nevertheless, despite the fact that the plane Epic E1000 recognized as a multi-purpose aircraft, the largest demand there revealed as of early 2016 years in business aviation, and, this is due mainly to the fact that the aircraft has a very efficient 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.
The power plant of the aircraft Epic E1000 presented a turboprop aircraft engine Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6-67A, able to develop traction in 1200 hp, which in turn provides a very reasonable, given the type of aircraft, flight characteristics. The maximum speed of flight of the aircraft is 650 km \ h., At the time, as the engineers were able to achieve almost 7% fuel savings due to optimization of aerodynamic shapes of 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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