Pipistrel - Electric Airplane Manufacturer.
Pipistrel produces different types of electric aircraft. Single seat (Apis electro) and two-seat (Taurus Electro) are high performance self-launching gliders. Taurus Electro was world's first fully electric 2-seat aircraft in serial production.
Pipistrel won the 2011 NASA Challenge with the aircraft Taurus G4, first fully electric 4-seater ever to fly.
Pipistrel is also developing the aircraft Panthera, high-performance 4-seat cruiser which will have modular propulsion: fully electric motor, hybrid propulsion or petrol engine. Serial production will begin in 2015.