With more than 32 years of profitability and revenue growth, Pipistrel is a world-leading small aircraft designer and manufacturer, specialized in energy-efficient and affordable high-performance aircraft. Having sold 2,700+ aircraft in 97 countries, Pipistrel has earned an international reputation for delivering unique, innovative products to passionate customers on all continents. First-to-fly an electric two-seater in 2007 and the winner of the NASA Green Flight Challenge in 2011 with the World’s first electric four-seat airplane, Pipistrel has designed many different experimental and serially produced electric aircraft, including the first and only type-certified electric airplane, the Velis Electro. With involvement in standardization committees, i.e. ASTM F44.40, F39.05, SAE AE7-D, Pipistrel is helping to enable the future market of hybrid-electric and electric aviation.
In March 2022 Textron announced to enter into agreement to purchase the companies: Pipistrel d.o.o., Pipistrel Vertical Solutions d.o.o and Pipistrel Italia S.r.l. The transaction is expected to close during the second quarter of 2022.
About Lobo Leasing
Lobo Leasing is a vertical lift investment platform, headquartered in Ireland with offices in UK, USA, Brazil, The Netherlands and Japan. Lobo originates and manages aviation investments across the world in both the existing helicopter market as well as the fast-developing eVTOL and advanced air mobility sectors. The Lobo team combines all key disciplines (legal, technical, finance, accounting, marketing and business development) into a single coordinated service offering for investors.