Pipistrel

  • Pipistrel hybrid-electric Cargo Drone - Solvania origin. Announced in November 2019

    Pipistrel Cargo Drone

    Cargo DronePipistrel d.o.o.Ajdovščina, Sloveniawww.pipistrel-aircraft.com

    Pipistrel is a Slovenia light aircraft manufacturer founded in 1989. Pipistrel originally began manufacturing powered hang gliders. The hang gliders were discontinued in the early 2000s. In 2007, Pipistrel introduced the world’s first 100% electric powered two (2) seat glider and...

  • Pipistrel 801 eVTOL Air Taxi, Slovenia.

    Pipistrel 801 eVTOL

    801Pipistrel d.o.o.Ajdovščina, Slovenia www.pipistrel-aircraft.com

    Pipistrel is a Slovenia light aircraft manufacturer founded in 1989. Pipistrel originally began manufacturing powered hang gliders. The hang gliders were discontinued in the early 2000s. In 2007, Pipistrel introduced the world's first 100% electric powered two (2) seat glider and the first...

  • Pipistrel eVTOL Uber

    Pipistrel eVTOL News

    Honeywell and Pipistrel announced on Jan. 24 that they have signed a memorandum of understanding to explore and develop solutions for eVTOL. “This is the beginning of a long-term relationship to collectively pursue the future of urban air mobility [UAM],” said Ivo Boscarol, founder and president of Pipistrel.

    “Honeywell's expertise in integrated avionics and flight control systems, systems integration, certification, and manufacturing,...

  • Uber Second Summit Summary

    Uber’s Second Annual Elevate Summit was held in Los Angeles, California, on May 8–9, the week before Forum 74, with about 1,000 attendees. Uber said that some 10,000 people live-streamed the event. (All of the press releases and links to the videos of most of the presentations and panels are available at www.evtol.news/uber.)

    Of note was the addition of Karem Aircraft to the group of five aircraft development partners: Karem...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Pipistrel

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    Pipistrel Vertical Solutions
    Ajdovščina, Slovenia
    www.pipistrel-aircraft.com

    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 they are working on several different versions of its eVTOL concept: "The new aircraft utilizes dedicated propulsion systems for...