Pipistrel Alpha Electro

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Pipistrel Alpha Electro
Alpha Electro Cockpit.jpg
Type Civil trainer aircraft, Civil utility aircraft
Propulsion Propeller aircraft, Single-engine aircraft, Electric aircraft
Manufacturer Pipistrel
  • Bea Wolf (D-ECHO)
  • Sven Seipp (D-SVEN)
  • Carsten Vogel (TeXnicer)
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Status Development
 Website The website for the Pipistrel Alpha Electro developments.
 Repository The development repository of the Pipistrel Alpha Electro.
Download Download the Pipistrel Alpha Electro aircraft package for the current stable release (2020.3).
License GPLv2+

The Pipistrel Alpha Electro is one of the first electric aircraft, built by Pipistrel Aircraft. Built for environment-friendly flight training, it had its first flight in 2015.

Its type-certified version is called the Pipistrel Velis Electro, which is available in the same package for FlightGear since August 2020.

Aircraft keys

Key Function
m Master Switch
d Avionics Switch
e BAT EN Switch
f PWR EN Switch
Ctrl+d Left Door
Shift+d Right Door

Performance and Limits


  • VNE: 135 KIAS (Never exceed speed)
  • VNO: 108 KIAS (Max. speed for normal operations)
  • VA: 86 KIAS (Design maneuvering speed)
  • VFE: 70 KIAS (Max. full flap extended speed)
  • MTOM: 550 kg (1212 lbs) (Max. takeoff mass)
  • Service ceiling: 12,000 ft
  • MTOP: 60 kW (Maximum Take-Off Power)
  • MCP: 50 kW (Maximum Continuous Power)


External links