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Pipistrel Velis Electro

Pipistrel Velis Electro


The Pipistrel Velis Electro is a Slovenian light aircraft designed and manufactured by Pipistrel of Ajdovščina. The aircraft received the EASA CS-LSA all-electric type certification in June 2020 and it is primarily intended for the role of training aircraft, particularly multiple consecutive take-offs and landings on the airfield. The design is the first type-certified electric aircraft and is delivered complete and ready to fly.

Brand Pipistrel
Type Velis Electro
Pilots 1
Passengers 1
Maximum Take Off Weight 600 kg
Empty weight 428 kg
Payload 172 kg
Cruising speed 90 knots (167 km/h)
Maximum Speed 98 knots (181 km/h)
Stall speed 45 knots (83 km/h)
Maximum distance 140 km
Maximum altitude 12000 feet (3658 m)
Span 10.7 m
Height 6.5 m

These specifications are intended to give you an idea of the Pipistrel Velis Electro. They cannot be used for flight preparation. Often there are many different types of aircraft released with varying specifications and prices. Check the Pilot Operating Handbook (POH) if you want to know the exact values of the aircraft you are going to fly. Your flight instructor will be happy to help you with this.

Frequently asked questions about the Pipistrel Velis Electro

How far can a Pipistrel Velis Electro fly?

The range is about 140 kilometres. The distance also depends on how fast you fly and whether there is much wind. A possible diversion to another airport is also taken into account.

How much does a Pipistrel Velis Electro weigh?

Empty the aircraft weighs about 428 kg. Including fuel, passengers and baggage, the aircraft must not weigh more than 600 kg. The maximum amount of fuel, passengers and baggage that can be carried is 172 kg.

Flying in a Pipistrel Velis Electro

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About Eveline van den Boom

The author of this article is Eveline van den Boom. In 2006, she received her first flying lesson as a birthday present; a beautiful flight over Rotterdam. That tasted like more!

In 2010, she got her PPL licence in Lelystad. In 2011, an aircraft was purchased: an Aero AT-3. This aircraft is still flying in the fleet with callsign PH-EVB.

She wrote the theory books "Theory of Flying" and "Theory helicopter flying". These can be ordered with your flying lesson and are also separately for sale on

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