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Pipistrel Partners Up With UBER To Launch VTOL Air Taxi Service

Slovenian ultralight plane maker Pipistrel has teamed up with US ride-hailing company Uber to develop electric aircraft for personal transportation in big cities. The two companies plan to unveil the first demonstration planes by 2020. The partnership marks the beginning of an interesting path towards new means of travel that will not only save users’ time but will also be ...

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Slovenian Explorer Embarks On New Round-The-World Flight

Slovenian pilot Matevž Lenarčič began his third solo round-the-world flight in an ultralight aircraft in Portorož on Friday. As all of Lenarčič’s expeditions, the latest project will have an environmental note. As part of the GreenLight WorldFlight 2016 Lenarčič will help measure atmospheric concentrations of black carbon, a powerful pollutant that has been found to play an important role in ...

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Adventure Pilot To Circle Planet Again To Collect Black Carbon Data

Adventure pilot Matevž Lenarčič, who already flew around the world two times, is to take up another challenge. He will take another trip around the world, this time in a Slovak-made ultralight plane Dynamic WT 9 to collect data on black carbon from the air. The month-long journey is to get airborne in March and will see Lenarčič fly over ...

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Slovenian Pipistrel to deliver 194 aircraft to India

Pipistrel, the Slovenian maker of ultralight aircraft, signed a deal on Monday to deliver 194 trainer aircraft to the Indian Air Force, Indian Navy and the National Cadet Corps, the biggest single deal in the company’s history. The deal has also been described by Arming India, a specialised defence portal, as one of the single largest deals involving ultralight aircraft ...

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