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19/07/2020Press Release:First customer's Velis Electro rolls out of assembly line
Pipistrel’s E-811, the world's first electric aircraft engine has been certified for use in general aviation. (Photo: Pipistrel)

First electric engine for GA makes market debut

Pipistrel is offering its E-811 to other aircraft OEMs in need of a type-certified electric engine. Peak power of 77 HP makes the powerplant suitable for sailplanes, UL, LSA and VLA aircraft.

The Pipistrel Velis Electro receives type certification from EASA. (Photo: Pipistrel)

Pipistrel earns first EASA type certificate for electric aeroplane

Customers in seven countries can now expect to be flying Velis Electro light aircraft by the end of 2020, powered by battery and certificated by EASA in a process that took less than three years.

08/04/2019Press Release:Pipistrel to receive world's first microlight certification according to new German 600kg technical LTFUL 2018 rules
16/06/2016Press Release:Pipistrel d.o.o. Ajdovscina has produced aircraft number 800 from the Sinus/Virus family

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