Pipistrel Receives EASA Certification For All-Electric Training Aircraft

The Velis Electro’s electric propulsion unit has been certified separately and is being offered to other manufacturers.
Credit: Pipistrel
Slovenia’s Pipistrel has received its first type certificate for an all-electric aircraft, with the Velis Electro two-seat trainer receiving CS-LSA certification from the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). Pipistrel describes the milestone as the world’s first certification for an all...
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