Partner’s website: www.evektor.cz
Evektor is a leading development and manufacturing company in the aviation industry in the Czech Republic. As well as aviation, Evektor also conducts extensive development activities in the automotive and mechanical engineering industries. The company was established in 1991 and has been active in the development and construction of aircraft since 1992. In addition to its own aviation projects, Evektor has also been involved in the delivery of construction work for projects concerning transport aircraft for the Boeing and Airbus companies, in collaboration with other companies. The company’s manufacturing programme includes the world-renowned two-seat ultra-light and light sports aircraft for training pilots and flying by aviation clubs, including the SportStar RTC aircraft, which is certified by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA).
The company is currently having the twin-engine turboprop EV-55 Outback aircraft, intended for transporting 9 – 14 passengers, certified by the European Aviation Safety Agency. The company is located in Kunovice u Uherského Hradiště, where most of its manufacturing and development capacities are concentrated. It also has separate development facilities in various parts of the Czech Republic, this concerns the Department of Development of Technical Consumables in Zlín, the Design Studio in Brno and a subsidiary devoted to machine and CNC machining in Moravská Třebová.
The SportStar EPOS+ aircraft represents the sports aircraft of the future – powered by an electrical engine, environmentally friendly, with low running and maintenance costs. The unique engine is the best of a performance series of engines, which are also intended for gliders, powered hang-gliders, and potentially powered paragliders. Thanks to its electric engine, the aircraft does not produce any emissions and there is no need for handling any substances that could pose an environmental risk. Noise is also reduced during the operation of this aircraft, which enables the use of airports close to residential areas, without the local residents complaining about excessive noise.