Pipistrel Acquisition Vaults Textron Into Electric Aviation

Among first steps after acquiring Pipistrel, Textron plans to help certify it Velis Electro electric trainer in the U.S.
Credit: Pipistrel
Pipistrel may not be a household name in aviation like Cessna and Bell, but it is an undisputed pioneer in electric aircraft. Now the Slovenian company plans to join those brands under the ownership of Textron. Textron has agreed to acquire Pipistrel and make it part of a new business segment...
Graham Warwick

Graham leads Aviation Week's coverage of technology, focusing on engineering and technology across the aerospace industry, with a special focus on identifying technologies of strategic importance to aviation, aerospace and defense.

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