Pipistrel Gains FAA Exemption for Velis Electro
The FAA's granting of an exemption to Textron eAviation means that Pipistrel Velis Electro owners and buyers can fly their electric-powered airplanes under light sport aircraft regulations without restriction.
Pipistrel's Velis Electro electric airplane is pictured in flight
The Textron eAviation Pipistrel Velis Electro is the first commercially produced electric airplane to be certified by EASA. (Photo: Frank Galella)