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The Pipistrel - Panthera, Sinus, Virus, Virus SW, ALPHA Trainer, Taurus, Taurus Electro and APIS Aircraft are now available in Australia

For some, the sky is the limit.....        When flying a Pipistrel.....       There are no limits.....

The Pipistrel Sinus and Virus were the world's first Ultralight Certified composite two-seater motorgliders. Made from the same JAR 22 long life composite materials as used in certified gliders these aircraft are economical to buy and own and simple to fly and maintain.

Over 500 are now flying the skies around the world. The clean design, low drag and superb construction make these designs some of the most economical aircraft ever made and numerous awards confirm this.

The Sinus, Virus, Virus SW, ALPHA Trainer, Taurus and Apis are now available in the LSA category and can be used for general private flying or flight training with the GFA or the RAA and the Sinus, Virus and Virus SW are also available as a FAA 51% approved kits.

Electric versions of the Taurus and Apis are now available.

    NEW ALPHA Trainer
  • 34' 6" wingspan
  • 108 knot cruise with the 80hp Rotax 912
  • 3.6gph at 108 knots
  • 2.5gph circuits
  • Nosewheel configuration
  • Traditional instruments
  • Designed for training
  • Comfortable aircraft
  • Low running costs
  • Radio, transponder GPS & ballistic parachute included in standard package
    Sinus
  • 49' 1½" wingspan
  • Glide ratio 30:1
  • 110 to 115 knots with 80hp Rotax 912
  • 11.8 lph at 110 knots
  • Available in tail dragger or nosewheel configuration
  • Up to 7.5 hours endurance
  • Perfect for thermaling or slope soaring
  • Comfortable touring aircraft
  • Automatically feathering propeller
  • Large luggage capacity with optional external access
    Virus
  • 40' 10½" wingspan
  • Glide ratio 24:1
  • 120 knots with 80hp Rotax 912
  • 12.5 lph
  • Up to 7.5 hours endurance
  • Available in tail dragger or nosewheel configuration
  • Perfect for thermalling or slope soaring
  • Fantastic touring aircraft
  • Automatically feathering propeller
  • Large luggage capacity with optional external access
  • Easy to hangar
    Virus SW (Short Wing)
  • 35' 1½" wingspan
  • Glide ratio 17:1
  • 133 knots with Rotax 912 80hp
  • 147 knot cruise with Rotax 912 100hp
  • 14 lph at 120 knots
  • Up to 7.5 hours endurance
  • Available in tail dragger or nosewheel configuration
  • Great for slope soaring or just having fun
  • Fantastic touring aircraft
  • Large luggage capacity with optional external access
  • Easy to hangar being 35 ft wingspan
    Taurus
  • 49' 1½" wingspan
  • Glide ratio 41:1
  • Rotax 503 retractable engine and propeller
  • Unique side-by-side seating - perfect for training
  • Retractable undercarriage
  • 78 knot cruise under power
  • 14 lph at 90 knots
  • Perfect for thermaling or slope soaring
  • Comfortable training or pure sports aircraft
    Taurus Electro
  • 49' 1½" wingspan
  • Glide ratio 41:1
  • Electric retractable engine and propeller
  • Unique side-by-side seating - perfect for training
  • Retractable undercarriage
  • Award winning engineering
  • 78 knot cruise under power
  • Perfect for flight training
  • Perfect for thermaling or slope soaring
  • Comfortable training or pure sports aircraft
  • Solar trailer option
  • Green Flight at it's best !
    APIS / BEE
  • 49' 1½" wingspan
  • Glide ratio 40:1
  • Hirth F33BS Engine
  • 20 litre Fuel Capacity
  • 107.5 kg payload
  • Engine on climb > 600fpm
  • Min sink speed 45kts
  • Retractable UC option
  • Stearable tail wheel
  • Competitive pricing
  • Electric option - Available now

The team at Pipistrel, who bring you the Sinus, Virus, Virus SW, ALPHA Trainer, APIS / BEE & Taurus Motorgliders and the new Panthera, posing here with the 300th Sinus/Virus aircraft produced and the 50th Taurus in May 2009


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