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New Zealand strait crossed for first time by electric plane

Pipistrel aircraft promoter from New Zealand, Mr. Gary Freedman, became the first pilot to fly over the New Zealand’s Cook Strait in an electric plane.

MAHEPA Panthera sets the final milestone on the road to greener aviation

The hybrid-electric variant of the Pipistrel Panthera aircraft has successfully completed the first phase of the flight test campaign.

Pipistrel's R&D engineer received the Best Paper Award at the Symposium of Society of Flight Test Engineers

Pipistrel's Flight Test Engineer, Mr. Alberto Favier, received the "Best Paper Award" at the 52nd SFTE International Symposium for his work on testing electric aircraft batteries. Congratulations!

MAHEPA Workshop: Safety and HMI considerations in hybrid-electric aviation

We invite you to online MAHEPA workshop on safety, reliability and HMI considerations in hybrid-electric aviation on Thursday, November 4th, 2021.

50 Pipistrel Velis Electro for British flight schools

Green Airside project makes 50 certified electric aircraft, the Pipistrel Velis Electro, available for rent to flight training organizations in UK
NASA Green Flight Challenge winners

10 years of Pipistrel greatest victory - NASA GFC with the world's first 4-seat electric aircraft

Pipistrel is celebrating 10 years since our third NASA Green Flight Challenge victory with the Taurus G4, world's first fully electric 4-seat aircraft

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