Pipistrel Velis Electro Takes Flight with the United States Air Force
Pipistrel Velis Electro – the world’s first type-certified electric aircraft – has been selected by AFWERX and Modern Technology Solutions, Inc. (MTSI) to be leased for the United States Air Force’s Agility Prime program to explore operational and training uses of the aircraft.
HEAVEN project completes world’s first piloted flight of liquid hydrogen powered electric aircraft
Project HEAVEN, a European-government-supported consortium assembled to demonstrate the feasibility of using liquid, cryogenic hydrogen in aircraft, today announced it has successfully completed the world’s first piloted flight of an electric aircraft powered by liquid hydrogen.
Pipistrel expands presence in Africa with appointment of Absolute Aviation
Pipistrel is bolstering its African sales network with the appointment of Absolute Aviation, headquartered at Lanseria International airport in South Africa, as its distributor to 11 countries across southern and central Africa.