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Mar

Newsletter 114 – March 2019

Newsletter 114 March 2019 Pipistrel's 30-year anniversary is marked with another amazing achievement ! The 1000th aircraft from the Sinus/Virus family has been produced. The entire Pipistrel team gathered in front of the hangar at the Pipistrel production facility in Ajdovscina, Slovenia, to mark a very special event. There were wide grins across their faces and admiring glances towards the
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24
Mar

Newsletter 113 – March 2019

Newsletter 113 March 2019 First Pipistrel SkyCharge Electric Aircraft Charging Station Installed in the USA. First of 5 stations installed this month The first of five Pipistrel SkyCharge stations to be installed this month has just been completed at Compton Airport, Los Angeles California. This SkyCharge unit is capable of charging 2 electric aircraft at the same time giving the
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13
Feb

Newsletter 112 – February 2019

Newsletter 112 February 2019 Interview with Paolo Romagnolli – Head Pipistrel Flight Test Engineer In this short video we go behind the scenes to see what is needed to be a Pipistrel Flight Test Engineer Since joining the company in 2013 Paolo Romagnolli now heads the four person department for Pipistrel test flight programs. This includes testing both new designs
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24
Jan

Newsletter 111 – January 2019

Newsletter 111 January 2019 New Flight School in California - 15 Pipistrel ALPHA Trainer Aircraft Delivered World Wide Wings - Completes delivery of 15 Pipistrel ALPHA Trainer Aircraft Early 2018, San Bernardino International Airport has become the home of World Wide Wings flight school for commercial pilots and this year the school is set to take off. According to Director
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4
Jan

Newsletter 110 – January 2019

Newsletter 110 January 2019 2019 - Countdown starts to the Great Air Race Pipistrel releases a NEW MODEL just for the Great Air Race - The Pipistrel "ADVENTURER" Countdown has started to this year's Great Air Race (GAR) from London to Australia 2019 marks 100 years since the remarkable and ground-breaking first successful flight from England to Australia. The GAR
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30
Nov

Newsletter 109 – November 2018

Newsletter 109 November 2018 The Pipistrel Academy - FREE online training course FREE interactive online training course that explains operating and flying an electric aircraft The Pipistrel Academy is made up of two very distinct activities. The Pipistrel Academy teaches new pilots from around the globe the skills they need to get the most out of any Pipistrel aircraft &
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31
Oct

Newsletter 108 – October 2018

Newsletter 108 October 2018 100 Hours under FAA supervision and "Thumbs Up" Great News just in from Joseph Oldham today. Hi Folks, I wanted to let everyone know that at 9:11 am PDT this morning, I completed the first 100 hours of endurance flight testing on Pipistrel Alpha Electro N197AM, Serial # 878 AE 60. The last flight was 1.2
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27
Sep

Newsletter 107 – September 2018

Newsletter 107 September 2018 Curriculum Creation - Integrating electric into flight training. BY BETH E. STANTON (reprinted from the September 2018 Issue EAA Sport Aviation Magazine) HOW DO YOU TRANSITION from piston engines to electric propulsion for flight training? A first step is to gather data to design a never-done-before flight-training curriculum. Pipistrel designed the all-electric Alpha Electro to be
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27
Jun

Newsletter 104 – June 2018

Newsletter 104 June 2018 It's that time of year again when we need to start thinking about all things aviation! I mean Oshkosh,  AirVenture 2018 which is now just a little under one month away. To say we have been working feverishly behind-the-scenes is an understatement. This year, 2018 is going to be our biggest yet with a strong emphasis
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27
May

Newsletter 103 – May 2018

Newsletter 103 - May 2018 Serial Number 900 leaves the factory headed for Australia May 2018 It's hard to believe that the time passes so quickly and here we are shipping Serial Number 900 from the Sinus/Virus family to a very excited customer in Australia. This very special Virus SW has the best of everything, is beautifully finished and is
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