Pipistrel Velis Electro

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

The Pipistrel Velis Electro is the first type-certified electric aircraft. It is the evolved variant of the Pipistrel Alpha Electro, which is available in the same package for FlightGear.

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: 108 KIAS (Never exceed speed)
  • VNO: 98 KIAS (Max. speed for normal operations)
  • VA: 100 KIAS (Design maneuvering speed)
  • VFE: 81 KIAS (Max. full flap extended speed)
  • MTOM: 600 kg (1323 lbs) (Max. takeoff mass)
  • Service ceiling: 12,000 ft
  • MTOP: 57.6 kW at 2500 RPM (Maximum Take-Off Power)
  • MCP: 49.2 kW at 2350 RPM (Maximum Continuous Power)


  • Realistic Instruments, modelled to match specifications
  • FDM that matches takeoff, climb and cruise performance pretty closely
  • Realistic Engine Simulation, featuring temperature and cooling simulation, power derating and custom failures
  • Checklists (Normal and Emergency)
  • Detailed exterior and interior model

External Links