UK Civil Aviation Regulator Type Certifies Electric Training Aircraft

06th Jul 2022

Pipistrel’s Velis Electro and its variant models, the Explorer and the Velis Club, have earned UK Civil Aviation Authority (UK CAA) type certification, making it the only type-certified electric aircraft that can operate in the UK.

Textron Aviation – manufacturer of the well known Cessna brand of aircraft earlier in the year purchased Pipistrel to expand its footprint in the electric training aircraft segment: EUR 218 Million – Textron’s Purchase Price of Aircraft Manufacturer Pipistrel

Source – Pipistrel announcement

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