Wednesday, December 7, 2022

In Serbia develop SkyPickup – Light Transport Aircraft

EDePro adopts the latest technological achievements and technical solutions of luxury car market in order to ensure the best synergy between top comfort, high performance, excellent ergonomic and spacious interior together with the latest state-of-the-art avionic system and aerodynamic design.

SKYPICKUP features a twin-boom empennage, with vertical tail, low horizontal stabilizer design combined with a high wing, a very large main deck cargo door on aft side and two tractor-mounted M250-B17 F turboprop engines.

The fixed landing gear, specialized cabin design and interiors arrangements can be easily changed from Air Taxi to V.I.P. / comfort lay out and just as easily from Full Cargo to Surveyor and Air-Ambulance as well as other intermediate configurations.


SKYPICKUP is a unique design with clean and sharp lines. Although, its dimensions are contained, its internal volume is notably superior to the concepts of its competitors, permitting exceptional comfort for passengers, and excellent cargo capacity, which are all characteristics that no other aircraft of its class can boost.

Special deck cargo door opening system (unique in this class of aircraft) together with the internal volume in cargo configuration (about 5.3 m3) and the wide cargo platform, ensures easy loading of baggage, stretchers or pallets and containers during ground operation and is moreover simplified.

The cabin layout is highly flexible and can be easily reconfigured from a comfortable five-seater (5+1) into a cargo-intensive hauler or anything in between. Avionics architecture simplifies pilot’s primary and secondary instruments scan under all conditions, the result is enhanced situation awareness, safety, and reduced pilot workload.

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