Textron Completes Pipistrel Acquisition

Pipistrel’s Velis Electro aircraft. The world’s first electric airplane to receive a Type Certificate (EASA.A.573 TCDS).
Credit: Textron Aviation
In March of 2022, Textron announced it would be acquiring Slovenian electric aircraft company, Pipistrel. One month later, the acquisition is complete. Pipistrel will retain its name and brand, joining Textron’s aviation brands of Cessna, Beechcraft, and Bell. As a new Textron company, Pipistrel...

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