ABOUT TEXTRON eAVIATION

Headquartered in Wichita, Kansas, Textron eAviation is focused on sustainable flying, backed by Textron’s 100 years of expertise and the restless spirit for innovation that is embodied in our Pipistrel, Cessna, Beechcraft and Bell brands. Taking the lead in Textron’s development of sustainably powered flight, Textron eAviation is leveraging the industry-leading product design, certification, manufacturing, and aftermarket solutions from across Textron’s businesses coupled with the newly acquired expertise of Pipistrel.

NEWS

PIPISTREL ACHIEVES UK CAA TYPE CERTIFICATION FOR ELECTRIC AIRCRAFT, VELIS ELECTRO

JULY 5, 2022

Pipistrel is announcing it has earned UK Civil Aviation Authority (UK CAA) type certification for the Velis Electro, the only in operation certified electric aircraft in the world.

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TEXTRON COMPLETES
ACQUISITION OF PIPISTREL

APRIL 18, 2022

Textron Inc. today announced that it has closed its acquisition of Pipistrel, an award-winning pioneer and global leader in electrically powered aircraft.

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CAREERS AT TEXTRON eAVIATION

The age of sustainable aviation has arrived and this is just the beginning. At Textron eAviation you can have a career full of possibilities that know no boundaries.

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ROB SCHOLL

PRESIDENT & CEO,
TEXTRON eAVIATION

Rob Scholl is president & CEO of Textron eAviation, a business segment that is pursuing Textron’s long-term strategy to offer a family of sustainable aircraft for urban air mobility, general aviation, cargo and special mission roles.

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GABE MASSEY

PRESIDENT AND
MANAGING DIRECTOR,
PIPISTREL

Gabe Massey is president and managing director of Pipistrel, the award-winning global leader in electric aircraft, with development and manufacturing facilities based in Slovenia and Italy. In April 2022, Pipistrel become part of Textron eAviation, a new Textron Inc. business segment focused on developing the future of sustainable flight.

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