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May

Newsletter 138 – May 2021

Newsletter 138 MAY 2021 The TESLA of Aviation? Flying an ELECTRIC PLANE! The TESLA of Aviation?  Flying an ELECTRIC PLANE! Australian aviation enthusiast Stefan Drury, has flown in an electric aircraft for the first time. This informative video gives you a really good overview of what it is like to fly in electric aircraft.  Stefan and instructor take to the
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Apr

Newsletter 137 – April 2021

Newsletter 137 APRIL 2021 Sun 'n Fun off to an amazing start SUN 'n FUN Expo is underway at Lakeland FL Despite our fears of the public not attending, Sun n Fun is off to a fantastic start with thousands of visitors coming to both Pipistrel sites daily. The Panthera took pride of place on sites NE7 and NE8, right
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11
Apr

Newsletter 136 – April 2021

Newsletter 136 APRIL 2021 AIRSHOW ALERT THE COUNTDOWN IS ON Location: SUN 'n FUN Expo Campus, Lakeland, Florida, United States Dates: Tue, 13 Apr 2021 – Sun, 18 Apr 2021 The first major airshow post Covid is now only a few days away and our team are already on the Sun n Fun grounds setting up to provide visitors with the best
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Dec

Newsletter 135 – December 2020

Newsletter 135 December 2020 A Pipistrel PANTHERA for just €35  ? ? Hard to believe but absolutely true - your very own Pipistrel Panthera in time for 2021 for just €35 This project has been a long time in the development but finally Eclipson Aeroplanes have released the Panthera model to the public. For €35 you get all of the files to
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22
Nov

Newsletter 134 – November 2020

Newsletter 134 November 2020 No electricity - no problem.  Charging the ALPHA Electro with sunshine Beam conducted the world’s first Flying on Sunshine™ flight in a Pipistrel production electric aircraft, powered completely by Beam’s EV ARC™ solar-powered charging unit delivering off-grid, sustainably generated, locally stored energy. The world-first maiden flight took place at Reedley Municipal Airport in Fresno County, California
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2
Sep

Newsletter 133 – September 2020

Newsletter 133 September 2020 Pipistrel’s Four-Seat Panthera Completes First Flight in US Airspace Pipistrel’s Four-Seat Panthera Completes First Flight in US Airspace. $2,999 flight training package using Pipistrel’s Alpha Trainer also announced. Reprinted from Flying Magazine   Article By Dan Pimentel     September 1, 2020 https://www.flyingmag.com/story/training/pipistrel-four-seat-panthera-first-us-flight/ Right Rudder Aviation is now the exclusive dealer in North America for the Pipistrel Panthera.Right
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27
Aug

Newsletter 132 – August 2020

Newsletter 132 August 2020 3 New - Private Pilot Glider Ratings in Just One Day
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Aug

Newsletter 131 – August 2020

Newsletter 131 August 2020 Pipistrel partners with Microsoft in New Flight Simulator. Pipistrel, in partnership with Microsoft, are honoured to announce the Pipistrel Virus SW 121 is one of the PREMIUM aircraft available in their new, long-awaited, Microsoft Flight Simulator Program, which is released on August 18. The highly accurate model of Pipistrel Virus SW 121 will be one of
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30
Jun

Newsletter 130 – June 2020

Newsletter 130 June 2020 EAA Feature - Charged with Potential. Republished with approval of Beth Stanton - EAA SportAviation magazine July 2020. Download the article in PDF format >> HERE << FORGING A NEW PARADIGM IN AVIATION INVOLVES PURSE, PEOPLE, PAPERWORK, AND PATIENCE. TO GO THE EXHAUSTIVE DISTANCE, WORK OF THIS MAGNITUDE REQUIRES A GROUP EFFORT AND A LEADER WITH
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10
Jun

Newsletter 129 – June 2020

Newsletter 129 June 2020 First graduates from the FREE Pipistrel online course. The first graduates are completing the Pipistrel online courses which have been made free because of the Covid-19 outbreak (See newsletter  https://www.pipistrel-usa.com/newsletter-124-april-2020/ ) it's great to see people coming through the program and the positive comments at how much they have really enjoyed doing the online course, obtaining
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