Emerging Aircraft: Props And TurbopropsPaul Jackson
The Evektor sponsor’s message was “goodbye,” and thus the EV-55 Outback twin departs these pages, having had its development suspended on March 16. Banished, too, is the Diamond DA50, which has lost itself in a maze of engine changes that never quite seem to suit. Rapid introduction, certification and delivery of the Daher TBM 910 in March and April leaves no trace here. Debuts comprise an Alice determined to prove that electric-powered business aviation is not in the realm of Wonderland; and yet another stillborn Western program, the Orka, seized upon by enthusiastic Chinese entrepreneurs.