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.
OCTOBER 25, 2023
The Pipistrel Velis Electro has been selected by AFWERX and Modern Technology Solutions, Inc. (MTSI) to be leased for the United States Air Force’s Agility Prime program to explore operational and training uses of the aircraft.Read more
OCTOBER 25, 2023
Pipistrel further expands its distributor network with the appointment of Apex Aircraft Sales Ltd. responsible for sales and support of Pipistrel aircraft in Canada.Read more
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.
PRESIDENT & CEO,
Kriya Shortt 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.Read more
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.Read more
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