Pipistrel

  • Pipistrel reveals new eVTOL concept

    As part of Uber’s second annual Elevate Summit, aircraft designer and Uber Elevate partner, Pipistrel, has revealed its newest eVTOL concept and design. The new aircraft utilizes dedicated propulsion systems for both cruising and vertical lift and embraces an aircraft family approach of eVTOL able to carry from two to six passengers.

    As part of its broader Elevate aviation initiative, Uber...

  • Uber announces new partnerships and aircraft concepts at 2nd annual Elevate Summit

    On the first day of its second annual Elevate Summit, Uber unveiled a series of new advancements and partnerships that are helping launch the world’s first urban aviation network.

    Six months after announcing Los Angeles would be one of the first U.S. cities to launch uberAIR, the company reinforced its partnerships with key manufacturers and technology companies, working together towards a...

  • Pipistrel

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    Pipistrel
    Ajdovščina, Slovenia
    www.pipistrel.si

    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...