Aircraft Manufacturer Pipistrel Selects Lincoln Park Aviation as a US Distributor

14th Feb 2023

Pipistrel, a Textron Inc. company, has announced Lincoln Park Aviation (LPA), a leading General Aviation sales, maintenance and consulting provider, as its distributor for 15 states in the eastern United States.  With more than 35 years of experience in aviation, LPA will handle Pipistrel two- and four-seat aircraft sales and support including the fully electric Velis Electro and the Panthera, a four-seat, low-wing aircraft designed for long-range, high-performance flying.

“Lincoln Park Aviation shares Pipistrel’s vision of bringing the next generation of aircraft to the US. We are delighted to welcome LPA to the Pipistrel family and have no doubt that they will deliver the highest quality of service to our customers as Pipistrel grows its sales and distribution network,” says Steve Mckenna, director of Sales and Marketing, Pipistrel.

“Serving Pipistrel’s US customers in the eastern United States is an honor,” adds Frank Galella, president, LPA. “With our knowledge of both General Aviation and UAV markets, we’re keen to begin supporting Pipistrel customers throughout this region. It’s exciting to be part of the future of aviation.”

LPA will oversee sales and service in the following US states: Connecticut, Delaware, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, South Carolina, Maryland, Massachusetts, Maine, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Virginia and Vermont.

About Pipistrel

In 2020, Pipistrel’s Velis Electro became the world’s first, and currently only, electric aircraft to receive full type-certification from the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). This achievement followed a series of electric aircraft introductions since the company began research and development of electric propulsion in 2000. Pipistrel’s pioneering work has been recognized through awards from NASA, IDC, and other organizations. The company, which offers a family of gliders and light aircraft with both electric and combustion engines, has delivered more than 2,500 light aircraft worldwide since its founding in 1989 and additionally has both hybrid and electric propulsion models under development.

About Textron Inc.

Textron Inc. is a multi-industry company that leverages its global network of aircraft, defense, industrial and finance businesses to provide customers with innovative solutions and services. Textron is known around the world for its powerful brands such as Bell, Cessna, Beechcraft, Jacobsen, Kautex, Lycoming, E-Z-GO, Arctic Cat, and Textron Systems.

About Lincoln Park Aviation

Lincoln Park Aviation performs high quality maintenance for General Aviation Aircraft. Lincoln Park Aviation was founded by Frank Galella in 1988 and over the last 35+ years has prevailed as a leading provider of service in many areas of aviation. A business built on hard work, trust and a commitment to customer satisfaction has earned a reputation that thousands of customers have come to enjoy.

Their Sales division is comprised of decades of experience in both new and pre-owed aircraft, all of LPA’s sales team are accomplished flight instructors to take you from the contract signing to the cockpit and beyond.

LPA’s Service Department specializes in all facets of maintenance from general servicing of your aircraft to complex Airframe, Engine, Avionics repairs. Major composite and sheet metal repairs have become a legacy within our organization. Along with employing an extremely component staff, the latest technology and tooling to get the job done, LPA is also very passionate about customer communication and ultimate satisfaction.

Source: Pipistrel Press Release
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