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Project Elektropostal: two Pipistrel Velis Electro fly from Lausanne (Switzerland) to Aix-les-Milles (France)

UPDATE 2021: another flight is on!
100 years after the first flights, the ELEKTROPOSTAL adventure explores legendary routes by using electric aircraft.

A world first: H.S.H Prince Albert II of Monaco flies electric

On Tuesday, 14. September 2021, H.S.H Prince Albert II of Monaco became the first Head of State to fly in an electric plane.

Balázs Magyar: A flight from Hungary to San Marino in a Virus SW 121

Trip report of a scenic flight from Budapest to San Marino along the coast

An 85-year-old man sets a new record for the oldest cadet student in China on a VIRUS SW100

On August 17th 2021, 85-year-old Wang Deshun completed the Sport Pilot license on a Virus SW100 and set a record as the oldest student pilot in China.

Olympic games flag bearer has flown in a Pipistrel!

The Zambia’s official Flag Bearer at the Tokyo Olympic Games in Japan has a little bit of Pipistrel in her…