Wednesday, 13 November 2019

Eviation Alice Commuter Specs, Interior, Cockpit, and Price

Eviation Alice Commuter Specs, Interior, Cockpit, and Price – Eviation Alice Commuter is a regional electric-powered airplane with zero emissions which is being developed by Eviation Aircraft, Israel. This aircraft is designed to carry up to nine passengers and two crews in accordance with FAA Federal Aviation Regulations Part 23, this aircraft is a fully electric commercial business aircraft that is fully qualified.

The Eviation Alice prototype was introduced at the 53rd International Paris Air Show in 2019. The aircraft is currently in the development and testing phase and its first flight is expected to take place in 2020. It is estimated that the aircraft certification program will be completed in 2021, before its commercial launch in next.

Eviation Alice Commuter

Eviation Alice Commuter Specs

The Eviation Alice airframe was built using lightweight carbon fiber composite materials supplied by Carboman Group's subsidiary, Multiplast. Composite materials will offer a lightweight airframe while maintaining its strength. This aircraft has a fixed wing design, low wing configuration, and v-tail rear structure.

Takeoff and landing operations are supported by regular tricycle type retractable landing gear. The landing gear wheel was supplied by Magnaghi Aeronautica. Overall the Eviation Alice aircraft has a length of 12.2 m, wingspan reaches 16.12 m and the maximum take-off weight is 6,350 kg.

The Eviation Alice uses a distributed propulsion system consisting of a five-bladed main propeller, which is reinforced by a pair of additional propeller thrusters mounted at the wingtips. The propeller is specially developed by the Hartzell Propeller company. The main propeller propellers are able to take off and land in the event of an emergency wingtip.

The blades are made of carbon fiber material, with the leading edge of cobalt nickel. The wingtip propellers help reduce the induced drag, while the motor helps with the self-balancing evaporating operation.

Eviation Alice Commuter Engine and Performance

The Eviation Alice aircraft is powered by three electric motors which generate thrust of 260 kW each. The power source to drive the engine comes from a 900 kWh lithium-ion battery whose charge can be 100% recharged in two to three hours. Electric drive motors are supplied by Siemens and MagniX.

Eviation Alice has a maximum allowable speed of 630 km / h and a maximum cruise speed of 482 km / h at an altitude of 10,000 ft. The aircraft can go up to 30,000 ft and is capable of flying up to a range of 1,046 km on a single charge and offers 45 minutes of backup power in the event of an emergency.

Eviation Alice cockpit

Eviation Alice Commuter Cockpit and Avionics

Eviation Alice's cockpit equipped with a large windshield offers better lighting. The cockpit can accommodate two crew members consisting of a pilot and co-pilot. This aircraft integrates Honeywell avionics and fly-by-wire flight systems. The aircraft is also equipped with a thermal management system to maintain the temperature of the electric engine unit and an autonomous landing system.

Eviation Alice interior

Eviation Alice Commuter Cabin and Interior

The pressurized cab of the Eviation Alice aircraft offers spacious and comfortable seating for 9 passengers, with direct access to the aisle for everyone. The aircraft will have low operating costs given its all-composite structure and electrical energy source, which also produces zero emissions and low noise levels.

Eviation Alice Commuter Price and Orders

The price of the Eviation Alice Commuter electric aircraft is around US $ 4 million. Although the aircraft is currently under development, US regional airline Cape Air has ordered Eviation Alice with deliveries scheduled to begin in 2022.

Monday, 11 November 2019

Saab 2000 Specs, Interior, Cockpit, and Price

Saab 2000 Specs, Interior, Cockpit, and Price – Saab 2000 is a regional turboprop engine developed by Saab Aircraft, Sweden. The Saab 2000 aircraft made its first flight in March 1992 and entered service with the launch customer Crossair (now Switzerland) in 1994. The Saab 2000 aircraft is an extended version of the Saab 340.

The Saab 2000 aircraft is being developed as an early warning and air control variant (AEWC). This variant is equipped with Saab Systems Erieye PS-890 which sided with the spine which looked like a surveillance radar. Another variant is the Saab 2000FI, a flight inspection mission aircraft developed for the Japanese Civil Aviation Bureau.

Saab 2000 Jetliner

Saab 2000 Specs

The design of the Saab 2000 airframe is based on the Saab 340. The aircraft is integrated with low wings and a conventional tail. The aircraft propulsion system is a six-bladed type Dowty R381 propeller system. The propeller is equipped with electric de-icing. Overall, Saab 2000 has a length of 27.28 m, a fuselage diameter of 2.31 m, a height of 7.73 m, and a wingspan of 24.76 m.

The Saab 2000 aircraft has two integral fuel tanks mounted on the wing. The tank can hold fuel with a total capacity of 5,300 l. The fuel system is equipped with a gravity overwing refueling station on each wing and one pressure refueling station on the right wing.

Saab 2000 Engine and Performance

The Saab 2000 aircraft are powered by two Rolls-Royce Allison AE 2100A turboprop engines. Each engine is capable of producing a maximum power of 3,096 kW and is equipped with Lucas Aerospace Full Authority Digital Engine Control (FADEC). The aircraft is equipped with an additional Sundstrand power unit providing power for engine start and for the air conditioning system.

Saab 2000 aircraft can fly with a maximum cruise speed of 685 km / h and have a maximum range of 2,868 km. High speed performance allows airline operators to exchange fleet schedules with jets on 500 nm routes. The aircraft can carry 50 passengers to destinations of more than 1,000 nm in three hours flight time.

Saab 2000 interior

Saab 2000 Cabin and Interior

The Saab 2000 cabin is 16.7 m long and 2.16 m wide. The cabin is configured in one aisle with three-parallel seating arrangements to accommodate 50 to 58 passengers. The cabin is equipped with an active Ultra Electronics noise control system. The aircraft is equipped with a Pacific Scientific fire detection system, a Kidde Graviner fire extinguisher system, AC Hamilton Standard Recircair and an environmental control system that uses air from the engine. The pressurized and air-conditioned cabin will make passengers feel comfortable when on the plane.

Saab 2000 cockpit

Saab 2000 Cockpit and Avionics

The Saab 2000 cockpit is equipped with the Rockwell Collins Pro Line 4 avionics suite with an integrated avionics processor (IAP), engine indication and crew warning system (EICAS) and traffic warning systems and impact avoidance systems (TCAS). Flight control systems include the Post and Attitude Reference System (AHRS) and the Digital Air Data System (DADS).

The Saab 2000 navigation suite includes an inertia reference system, Rockwell Collins WR-840 solid-state weather radar with an optional turbulence detection radar. The cockpit has Swedlow panel windshield which is electrically heated.

Saab 2000 Price and Orders

The price of the Saab 2000 aircraft is around US $ 15 million. There are 60 Saab 2000 aircraft operating throughout the world in France, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Lithuania, Marshall Islands, Sweden, Switzerland and the United States. However, aircraft production had stopped in 1999.

Saab Aircraft, headquartered in Washington DC, leases around 289 Saab 340 and Saab 2000 aircraft to 25 airlines. Airlines that rented Saab 2000 included AirJet of France, Lithuanian Airlines, AeroLitoral of Mexico, Transwest Air of Canada, Blue 1 (formerly Air Botnia) from Finland and OLT GmbH from Germany.

Saturday, 9 November 2019

Epic E1000 Specs, Interior, Cockpit, and Price

Epic E1000 Specs, Interior, Cockpit, and Price – The Epic E1000 is a single-engine turboprop aircraft with a capacity of six passengers designed and manufactured by Epic Aircraft. The first flight of the E1000 was made in December 2015 at Bend Airport. On its first flight, the aircraft conducted a series of 20-minute tests that focused on assessing general handling quality and operational performance systems.

The Epic E1000 aircraft is designed to meet the market needs for high-cost and high-speed aircraft. This will support individual owner, company pilots, fractional and charter operations.

Epic E1000

Epic E1000 Specs

The E1000 fuselage is built with sophisticated carbon fiber composite materials. The fuselage has a high strength-to-weight ratio, superior wear resistance, corrosion resistance, and improved aerodynamics. Overall, the E1000 aircraft has a length of 10.92 m, a height of 3.81 m, a wingspan of 13 m, and a wing area of ??18.9 m2.

The E1000 aircraft is equipped with a rough trailing link landing gear wheel which includes a controllable nose wheel, single disc brake driven by Parker, hydraulically driven. This aircraft can make smooth landings on paved and non-paved surfaces.

Other features on the E1000 aircraft include an automatic fuel balancer system, aircraft control system, de-icing equipment including pneumatic shoes on the wings, plus a windshield, and a heated propeller.

Epic E1000 Engine and Performance

The Epic E1000 is powered by a Pratt & Whitney Canada type PT6A-67A single turboprop engine that produces output power up to 1,200 hp. This aircraft has a fuel capacity of 300 gal, including 288 gal of fuel that can be used and the rest as a backup.

Epic E1000 aircraft can fly with a maximum cruise speed of 374 mph (602 km / h). This aircraft has a maximum range of 1,385 nm, an economic range of 1,650 nm, and a service ceiling of 34,000 ft (10,000 m).

The Epic E1000's empty weight is 4,400 lb, while the maximum take-off weight is 7,500 lb. It can carry a maximum load of up to 1,120 lb. with full fuel. The aircraft's takeoff and landing distances are 1,600 feet and 1,840 feet respectively.

Epic E1000 interior

Epic E1000 Cabin and Interior

The spacious E1000 cabin can accommodate six passengers. Overall, the cabin is 4.6 m long, 1.4 m wide, and 1.5 m high. The cabin has a large head and leg room, which can accommodate pilots and passengers as high as 2.4 m. The interior of the E100 aircraft includes upgraded passenger seating with enhanced cabin facilities and extended storage.

The Epic E1000's cabin is equipped with a variety of modern features which include a headset jack, power port, beverage holder, air ventilation, and LED reading lamp that can be adjusted with the fingertips. It is also equipped with pressurization and outflow solutions Enviro-systems, and air-conditioning systems that can be operated on land.

Epic E1000 cockpit

Epic E1000 Cockpit and Avionics

The Epic E1000 all-digital cockpit is integrated with three Garmin G1000 avionics screens. The flight information display displayed through the screen includes synthetic vision, engine and airframe interfaces, as well as weather, traffic, and automatic dependent surveillance (ADS-B) broadcast systems. The avionics suite includes GPS, carbon fiber yoke facilities with skin details, one-handed flight operations, and integration with e-tablets and EFB devices.

The Epic E1000 aircraft is also equipped with a Garmin GTS 825 traffic avoidance system (TAS), and IntelliFlight 2100 autopilot. It also includes digital backup instruments, XM weather, Jeppesen unlock cards, optional radars, iridium transceivers, and radar altimeters.

Epic E1000 Price

The price of the latest Epic E1000 aircraft is around US $ 3.25 million. A number of E1000 aircraft orders have been received by Epic Aircraft, aircraft shipments begin immediately after achieving type certification from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in 2016.

Thursday, 7 November 2019

Evektor EV-55 Outback Specs, Interior, Cockpit, and Price

Evektor EV-55 Outback Specs, Interior, Cockpit, and Price – Evektor EV-55 Outback is a lightweight twin-engine turboprop utility aircraft designed and manufactured by Evektor-Aerotechnik, Czech Republic. The EV-55 Outback was launched in March 2010. And made its first flight in June 2011 at Kunovice Airport. The aircraft completed flight tests in two fuel weight configurations in June 2013 and obtained EASA certification in 2018. The aircraft entered service in 2019.

The EV-55 Outback aircraft is produced in three configuration versions, namely the passenger version, the cargo version, and the passenger-cargo version (combination). This aircraft is designed for passenger and cargo transportation, search and rescue, aerial photography and surveillance missions. It can take off from and land on unprepared airstrips and short runways, even in bad conditions.

Evektor EV-55 Outback

Evektor EV-55 Outback Specs

The EV-55 Outback's fuselage has a high-wing monoplane design with a horizontal stabilizer hinged at the top of the fins. The fuselage is built with a strong metal construction made of composite materials. The aircraft's exterior includes a glass nose and five convex windows on both sides of the fuselage. Overall, the EV-55 Outback has a length of 14.35 m, a height of 4.66 m, and a wingspan of 16.10 m. The tailplane span is 4.80 m.

The landing mechanism of the EV-55 Outback aircraft is a retractable three-wheeled landing gear. The length of the wheel base is 4.17 m and the wheel trajectory is 2.92 m. The aircraft is also equipped with a pneumatic boot that allows the aircraft to operate in complicated icing conditions.

Evektor EV-55 Outback specs

Evektor EV-55 Outback Engine and Performance

The Evektor EV-55 Outback is powered by two Pratt & Whitney PT6A-21 turboprop engines. Each engine is capable of producing a maximum output power of 399 kW (535 hp) to drive two four-blade AVIA AV-844 propellers. The propeller is made of composite material and can rotate at a constant speed of 2,200 rpm.

This engine is combined with a single-stage centrifugal compressor, multistage axial, backflow burners, one-stage compressor turbine, reduction reduction gearbox and electronic engine control system. Overall, the PT6A-21 engine has a length of 1.57 m and a diameter of 0.48 m. The time between engine repairs is 3,600 hours.

The Evektor EV-55 Outback aircraft has a maximum speed of 408 km / h and a kiosk speed of 148 km / h. The aircraft can ride at 8.5 m / s. The maximum distance is 2,258 km. Service ceiling is 8,839 m. The take-off and landing distances are 610 m and 650 m respectively.

Evektor EV-55 Outback interior

Evektor EV-55 Outback Cabin and Interior

The spacious EV-55 Outback cabin can accommodate 9 to 14 passengers with a distance of 0.84 m between seats. It is suitable for short distances. The total baggage volume is 3.2 m3. The cabin can be easily reconfigured for various roles in just 20 minutes. Overall, the cabin of the EV-55 Outback aircraft is 5.02 m long, 1.61 m wide, and 1.37 m high.

The cargo version EV-55 Outback aircraft can carry a maximum load of 1,824 kg in a standard container. It will feature a 1.25 m wide entrance and 1.31 m high on the back side to load and unload. Cargo space in the cabin is distributed to smaller sections through nets.

Meanwhile, the passenger-cargo version of the EV-55 Outback (combination) has a cabin with space configuration for cargo in the front and passenger seat in the back.

Evektor EV-55 Outback cockpit

Evektor EV-55 Outback Cockpit and Avionics

The EV-55 Outback's all-digital cockpit is equipped with two main flight screens that are compatible with LCD and multifunctional screens to show navigation, flight instrumentation, fuel and engine related data to the flight crew. The cockpit can accommodate two crew members, consisting of a pilot and co-pilot.

The EV-55 Outback is equipped with the SmartDeck avionics suite provided by CMC Electronics. The avionics suite includes flight display controllers, integrated digital autopilot, top voice recorders, global satellite navigation units, sensor reference systems, magnetometers, data concentrator units, audio panels, signal beacon receivers, S Mode transponders, and storm transponders.

Meanwhile, other avionics include automatic direction finders, distance measuring equipment, field awareness and warning systems, traffic advisory systems, global positioning systems, synthetic vision systems, radar altimeters, weather radars, horizontal situational indicators, air speed indicators, HF receivers , and satellite weather receiver.

Evektor EV-55 Outback Price and Orders

The price of the latest Evektor EV-55 Outback aircraft is around US $ 4 million. Evektor received a contract from AeroGeo in October 2012 for 9 Outback EV-55 Outback aircraft, including the option to supply 20 more aircraft until 2020.

In March 2015, Evektor received an order from APFT Services for the delivery of two EV-55 Outback aircraft. In the same year, Senai Airport Terminal Services also ordered two EV-55 Outback aircraft and delivered in 2017.

Guangdong Long Hao Group signed a strategic cooperation agreement with the Evektor for 50 EV-55 Outback aircraft, in November 2015.

Tuesday, 5 November 2019

Dornier Seawings Seastar Specs, Cockpit, Interior, and Price

Dornier Seawings Seastar Specs, Cockpit, Interior, and Price – Dornier Seawings Seastar is a sophisticated amphibious aircraft being developed by Dornier Seawings, a joint venture of the Wuxi Industrial Development Group in China and the Dornier family in Germany. Airplane production began in February 2016 and was certified by EASA in April 2017, while aircraft shipments began in 2018. These aircraft can operate on land and at sea level. Seastar aircraft can be configured to support a variety of operations including VIP, commercial, government or corporate missions, cargo transportation, and ambulances.

The first new generation Seastar aircraft was launched on 18 August 2017 at Oberpfaffenhoffen and was prepared for its first flight in the first half of 2019, for 2020 type certification. Sumitomo, hydraulic gear that can be controlled with hydraulic electricity, five-blades MT composite blades, and Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-135As engine.

Dornier Seawings Seastar Amphibious Aircraft

Dornier Seawings Seastar Specs

The Seastar fuselage features a hull made from all-composite materials with high durability. The aircraft is equipped with landing wheels and fuel tanks in the sponsons on both sides of the fuselage, making it possible to handle water and a low center of gravity for the aircraft. Overall, the Dornier Seawings Seastar aircraft has a length of 12.7 m, a height of 4.73 m, and a wingspan of 17.74 m. It has a wing area of ​​30.60 m², 4.15 m wheelbase, and 2.73 m track wheel.

Seastar aircraft has a road weight of 4,650 kg and a maximum takeoff weight of 4,600 kg. It can carry a useful load of 1,361 kg. The maximum landing weight of an aircraft on land is 4,500 kg and on water is 4,600 kg.

Dornier Seawings Seastar Engine and Performance

The Dornier Seastar is powered by two Pratt & Whitney turboprop engines of the PT6A-135A type. Each engine is capable of producing a maximum power of 478 kW (650 shp). The propulsion mechanism of the aircraft is in the form of two five-bladed McCauley 4HFR34C760 / 95DA propellers produced by MT Propeller. The time between repairs is 3,600 hours and fuel capacity is 1,734 l.

Seastar aircraft can fly with a maximum cruise speed of 333 km / hour and a stall speed of 120 km / hour. This aircraft has a maximum range of 1,667 km and a maximum operating height of 4,573 m. The maximum flight time is 7.5 hours, the take-off distance on land is 564 m, and on water 762 m. The landing distance of planes on land is 686 m, while on water is 756 m. Climbing rate of the aircraft with two engines is 396 mpm, while that with a single engine is 159 mpm.

Dornier Seawings Seastar Cockpit

Dornier Seawings Seastar Cockpit and Avionics

The Seastar cockpit is integrated with the sophisticated Primus Epic 2.0 avionics suite supplied by Honeywell. The avionics suite includes advanced vision, communication, navigation, surveillance and air traffic management systems. Synthetic vision systems and electronic checklists were also installed that increase situational awareness using Honeywell interactive navigation, thereby reducing pilot workload.

The cockpit is equipped with four 10-inch LCD to display all flight information.
This includes simplified navigation that provides graphical flight planning, a view of the environment around the aircraft, and safer flights with warnings during taxis, takeoffs and landing.

Dornier Seawings Seastar Interior

Dornier Seawings Seastar Cabin and Interior

The spacious Seastar cabin can accommodate up to 12 passengers in addition to two crew members. The cabin is equipped with large windows on each side, thus increasing passenger comfort with natural lighting and outside visibility. Sliding doors are provided for easy access from the cabin to the luggage compartment. The cabin has a length of 4 m, a height of 1.4 m, a width of 1.65 m and a total volume of 8.23 ​​m³. The cabin also has a luggage compartment with a volume of 1.63 m³ which has a capacity of up to 180 kg.

Dornier Seastar aircraft are offered in three cabin configurations, namely the VIP configuration which is equipped with six leather seats and toilets, the Corporate Configuration which is equipped with nine seats with a wide flat floor, and the Commuter Configuration with 12 seats. While the aircraft's interior can be adjusted to the operator's request.

Dornier Seawings Seastar Price

The price of the latest Dornier Seawings Seastar amphibious aircraft is around US $ 7.21 million. At present, Dornier Seawings has received up to 60 Seastar aircraft and will be delivered as soon as the aircraft's development is complete.