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Airborne-Special Edition 04.01.21: ANN Interviews Pipistrel USA’s Michael Coates

Also: Pipistrel Will Have At Least Five Airplanes At Lakeland... Including The Panthera!

We are barely a week and half away from the first aviation event of 2021 but not only that..this is the first major aviation event after the pandemic shut everything down about a year ago!

 BUT now, it's time to see the latest and greatest in planes, products, and cool aviation stuff... and Sun ‘n Fun 2021 is THE place to do so. One of sport aviation’s most versatile product lines is coming to Lakeland, courtesy of Pipistrel USA. Some 5 aircraft are expected... starting with the new Four-place Pipistrel Panthera high-speed cruiser to the Sinus motorglider, the Virus SW touring aircraft and the Alpha Trainer. An electrically-powered Taurus,  power-assisted glider is also expected to make an appearance. ANN Editor-In-Chief Jim Campbell interviewed Pipistrel USA’s Michael Coates from way down in Australia about his expectations for Lakeland and some of the news we can expect... especially on the electric airplane front. Join us as we get an advance look at some of the best in airplane goodness coming our way in less than two weeks, courtesy of the Sun ‘n Fun Aerospace Expo. All this -- and MORE in today's episode of Airborne-Special Edition!!!

Airborne-Special Edition 04.01.21 is chock full of info in this Daily News Episode, Thursday, April 1st, 2021... Presented by Aero-TV veteran videographer and Airborne Host Kimberly Kay. Kimberly is supported by ANN Chief Videographer Nathan Cremisino, as well as ANN CEO/Editor-In-Chief Jim Campbell. This episode covers:

  • With Sun ‘n Fun Right around the corner, it's time to think about all the new planes we’ll see
  • From high-speed four seaters to two seat motor gliders and trainers, that will have the ‘Pipistrel’ name attached
  • The first Aviation special event showing of the Pipistrel Panthera will offer flyers a close-up look at a 200 knot speedster
  • Also promised.... the Sinus, Virus SW, Alpha Trainer and the Taurus Electric Motor-Glider

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