Gallery: Pipistrel Introduces The World’s Most Powerful Electric Airpla...


Pipistrel just rolled out the world’s most powerful electric aircraft — and it’s the first to seat four people. The Taurus G4 required two years of preparation and development, but took just four months to build. Its uniquely aerodynamic design connects two Taurus G2 lightweight gliders with a 15 ft. wide electric engine.

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  1. ddr February 29, 2012 at 8:04 pm

    Firstly, I wish to congratulate the Pipistrel team on winning the 2011 Green Flight Challenge…403.5 mpg/passenger is truly an accomplishment!!

    However, I do have a question for Pipistrel: Was the guy/gal responsible for naming the aircraft “Sinus” and “Virus” suffering from a chronic head-cold? Perhaps he/she should be relieved of this duty (and be given a nasal decongestant). Otherwise you may end up with an aircraft called “common-cold” or “bird flu”.

    Secondly, did anyone else pick-out the UFO above the ridge line in the first and second photos?? LOL

    Nonetheless, great aircraft, incredible efficiency…keep up the good work!

    P.S. I may have had too much coffee this morning.

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