Ajdovščina, Slovenia

Pipistrel publicly announced at the first Uber Elevate Summit in April 2017 that they were working on an eVTOL aircraft, but revealed no information.

At the second Elevate Summit on May 8, the company revealed the several different versions.

Pipistrel is the first company to have an electric airplane (eCTOL), the Alpha Electro, approved by the aviation safety regulators in Australia, Canada and the US (FAA), in April 2018.