Jan 9, 2018

Pipistrel’s electric aircraft ready for serial production

pipistrel-alpha-electro-e-aircraft

The Slovenian manufacturer successfully completed first test flights with its 2-seat electric aircraft in Australia. Just a few months ago, it received a Special Certificate of Airworthiness from Australia’s Civil Aviation Safety Authority.

There are two options to register the Alpha Electro in the country: either as a recreational aircraft or with CASA. The model can be used for training and moreover to obtain a private pilot license.

The Alpha Electro weighs 350 kilos inclusively battery. Its serial version shall feature a 50 kW electric motor and a 21 kWh battery pack, enabling one hour of electric-powered flying.
greencarcongress.com, pipistrel.si




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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2018/01/09/pipistrels-electric-aircraft-ready-serial-production/
09.01.2018 17:56