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Pipistrel to "Electri-Fly" Oshkosh
For Release: 07.10.18, 08.00 CT

Pipistrel Set To ‘Electri-fly’ Oshkosh!

Pipistrel Displaying Extensive Aircraft Line... Including Production Electric Training Aircraft

International aircraft designer and manufacturer Pipistrel, is set to truly “Electri-fly” the annual EAA AirVenture Fly-In and Tradeshow in Oshkosh, WI, July 23rd through the 29th.

Pipistrel are displaying an extensive selection of aircraft, with a special emphasis on electrically powered training aircraft. Electric aircraft on display include the Pipistrel ALPHA Electro LSA, and the Pipistrel TAURUS Electro aircraft, both currently in production and selling globally.

In addition to the electric aircraft line, Pipistrel will be displaying:

Conventional Aircraft
Pipistrel Virus SW, a Two-Place, Rotax-powered High-Wing LSA
Pipistrel Taurus 503, a Two Place, Self-Launching, 15 Meter Sailplane
Pipistrel Sinus FLEX, Multi-Purpose, Two-Pace, High Wing, Rotax-Powered LSA

Solar Trailer Unveiling
Pipistrel Solar Trailer — capable of recharging your electric aircraft allowing you to "Fly for Free" via its zero
cost/zero emission charging system.

X-Alpha Virtual Reality Trainer
The Pipistrel X-Alpha VR Trainer is the world's first, full-size, immersive VR trainer for LSA category aircraft. The simulator accurately emulates the flight characteristics and performance of several Pipistrel aircraft models.

2018 Pipistrel Info-Zine
Not content to leave interested flyers with inadequate details, Pipistrel has produced, for the first time, a new four-color magazine style format brochure. Greatly detailed, the 32-page publication will be available in print format at the Pipistrel display area at AirVenture, as well as selected Oshkosh locations, and available for download online in digital formats.

Oshkosh Events

Pipistrel will host a press conference at EAA's press headquarters, Wednesday morning, at 10.30

Pipistrel will also be conducting several flight demonstrations of its electric aircraft during the Fly-In/Airshow and plans on conducting several aerial displays during the Manufacturer's showcase throughout the week.

Pipistrel invites accredited EAA Press inquiries, for more info... and limited opportunities exist for press rides, during the event.

Pipistrel will host a Pod-A-Palooza pizza party at the Pipistrel Booth, sites 86 and 87, Wednesday Evening starting 18.00 through to the opening of the night airshow.
Pod-a-Palooza is celebration for media creators and generators, open to all accredited media, podcasters, podcast listeners, aviators, Pipistrel supporters and any aviation enthusiasts who care to drop by. You are all welcome.

About Pipistrel-USA
Pipistrel-USA is a true world leader in innovative aircraft design and manufacturing. With over a dozen airframes in production, the Pipistrel program has won three NASA Centennial Challenges, is the leading importer of Light Spot Aircraft into the USA, and currently offers not one, but two, electrically powered production aircraft to the flying public.

Press Information
Docs/Graphics Download Link: Please request

Primary News Contact: Michael Coates — Pipistrel USA, 213-984-1237

Product Information

Pipistrel-USA's AirVenture 2018 display is located at sites 86 and 87 -- just inside the main entrance on Celebration Way (Opposite Cessna) as shown in the map below.
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