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About Pipistrel

Pipistrel is a Slovenian light aircraft manufacturer established in 1989 by Ivo Boscarol and is known as the first private aircraft producer in Yugoslavia.On March 17th, 2022, Pipistrel was acquired by Textron. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Pipistrel Headquarters Location

Goriska Cesta 50a

Ajdovscina, 5270,


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Pipistrel Patents

Pipistrel has filed 1 patent.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • Automotive technologies
  • Automotive transmission technologies
  • Engine technology
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Engine technology, Gas turbines, Automotive transmission technologies, Automotive technologies, Internal combustion engine


Application Date


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Related Topics

Engine technology, Gas turbines, Automotive transmission technologies, Automotive technologies, Internal combustion engine



Latest Pipistrel News

Globalm $21+ Bn Business Jets Markets, 2016-2021, 2021-2026F, 2031F: Light, Mid-Sized, Large, Airliner, OEM, Aftermarket, Private, Operator

Sep 27, 2022

Dublin, IRELAND Dublin, Sept. 27, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Business Jets Global Market Report 2022" report has been added to's offering. The global business jets market is expected to grow from $19.96 billion in 2021 to $21.02 billion in 2022 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.31%. The business jets market is expected to grow to $26.38 billion in 2026 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.85%. The business jets market consists of sales of business jets by entities (organizations, sole traders, and partnerships) that refer to a jet aircraft that are used to transport small groups of people, also known as a private jet. Some governmental bodies, government personnel, and military services use business jets for other purposes like the evacuation of casualties or quick parcel deliveries. The main types of aircraft in business jets market are light, mid-sized, large business jets and airliner business jets. The light business jets, sometimes known as a personal jet or a microjet, which is a category of the tiny business airplane that accommodates 4-8 passengers. A light jet may fly long distances at high speeds while consuming little fuel. The systems used in business jets includes propulsion system, aerostructures, avionics and others. Business jets are mostly sold by OEM or aftermarket and are used by private users or operator. North America was the largest region in the business jets market in 2021. Asia Pacific is expected to be the fastest-growing region in the forecast period. The regions covered in the business jets market report are Asia-Pacific, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, North America, South America, Middle East and Africa. Increasing demand for business jets for various application is driving the growth of the business jets market. A business jet is a plane designed to transport small groups of people. The key reason fueling the rising demand for business jets is the growing need for business travel and short-haul flights. Business jets production will automatically rise in response to the increasing demand for business jets to fulfill the market demand. For instance, according to the statistics by the US-based air charter service provider Stratos Jet Charters, the world had a total of 21,979 active private aviation jets in 2019. North America led with around 71% of all private aircraft followed by Europe with around 13% in 2019. It is estimated that there will be 6,362 new jets sales worth $217.5 billion between 2020 and 2029. In addition, it is also optimistically estimated that there will be 7,300 new private aircraft sales worth $235 billion between 2021 to 2030. Therefore, the increasing demand for business jets will propel the market growth. Technology advancement is a key trend gaining popularity in the business jets market. Advancements in technology include the use of the most advanced technologies such as fighter technology in business jets with advanced safety features, the largest cabin, innovative flight deck, and other features. Key players are focusing on launching technologically advanced business jets to offer customers an unmatched experience with all safety features. For instance, in May 2021, a French manufacturer of military aircraft and business jets Dassault Aviation introduced Falcon 10X, featuring Industry's largest cabin and most advanced technology on a business jet. The Falcon 10X will provide unrivaled passenger comfort on both short and long-haul flights, as well as ground-breaking safety measures derived from Dassault's frontline fighter technology. Dassault Aviation optimized every component of this business aircraft to take the ultra-long-range aircraft to a new level of capabilities. It also features new structures, and materials enabling ultra-efficient power, and has an advanced flight deck technology with touch screens throughout the cockpit. In April 2022, Textron Inc., a US-based aircraft industry company acquired Pipistrel, for an amount of $235 million. With this acquisition, Textron aims to expand its manufacturing and product development capabilities as well as make Textron a global leader in sustainable aircraft. Pipistrel will be operated under Textron's new business segment called Textron eAviation. Pipistrel is a Slovenia-based light private electric aircraft manufacturer. The countries covered in the business jets market report are Australia, Brazil, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Japan, Russia, South Korea, UK and USA. Major players in the business jets market are Airbus SE 3. Business Jets Market Trends And Strategies 4. Impact Of COVID-19 On Business Jets 5. Business Jets Market Size And Growth 5.1. Global Business Jets Historic Market, 2016-2021, $ Billion 5.1.1. Drivers Of The Market 5.1.2. Restraints On The Market 5.2. Global Business Jets Forecast Market, 2021-2026F, 2031F, $ Billion 5.2.1. Drivers Of The Market 5.2.2. Restraints On the Market 6. Business Jets Market Segmentation 6.1. Global Business Jets Market, Segmentation By Aircraft Type, Historic and Forecast, 2016-2021, 2021-2026F, 2031F, $ Billion Light Airliner 6.2. Global Business Jets Market, Segmentation By Point Of Sale, Historic and Forecast, 2016-2021, 2021-2026F, 2031F, $ Billion OEM Aftermarket Private 7.1. Global Business Jets Market, Split By Region, Historic and Forecast, 2016-2021, 2021-2026F, 2031F, $ Billion 7.2. Global Business Jets Market, Split By Country, Historic and Forecast, 2016-2021, 2021-2026F, 2031F, $ Billion Business Jets Market Competitive Landscape And Company Profiles Airbus SE

  • When was Pipistrel founded?

    Pipistrel was founded in 1989.

  • Where is Pipistrel's headquarters?

    Pipistrel's headquarters is located at Goriska Cesta 50a, Ajdovscina.

  • What is Pipistrel's latest funding round?

    Pipistrel's latest funding round is Acquired.

  • Who are the investors of Pipistrel?

    Investors of Pipistrel include Textron.

  • Who are Pipistrel's competitors?

    Competitors of Pipistrel include ZeroAvia.

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