Speaking after the presentation, Tony Rapson, said: We are delighted to be able to present Pipistrel
with this approval.
is pursuing a similar strategy with its hybrid project.
estimated that the Electro would have about a 60-minute endurance with an additional half hour of reserve, but we didn't see that in our trials.
The contract is being signed following 4 years of protracted discussions with Pipistrel
But one of the companies that hasn't abandoned the minimalist trainer idea is Pipistrel
, the innovative Slovenian aircraft maker that continues to plumb the bleeding edge of aero tech with new designs, one of which is the Alpha Trainer we'll look at in this review.
Major organization : PIPISTREL
PODJETJE ZA ALTERNATIVNO LETALSTVO DOO AJDOVSCINA
The FAA said it's going to take at least two years longer to get its job done, handing another advantage to foreign aircraft manufacturers like Pipistrel
and Flight Design, although GAMA's Bowles said we might see the new Part 23 regulation a bit sooner than 2017.
The competition had both promotional and practical applications, demonstrating Pipistrel
's prowess in low-energy flight and employing the same type of brush less DC motor Pipistrel
will use in the electric version of the Panthera.
is, to a degree, a product of the fall of the Iron Curtain.
design is hardly ideal from a crashworthiness perspective, in our view.
This is where Flight Design and Pipistrel
want to go, the former with a parallel hybrid idea and the latter with a pure serial hybrid, like a diesel-electric locomotive.
In Slovenia, innovative Pipistrel
has been offering an electric version of its Taurus G2 motorglider since 2007.