Pipistrel Taurus G4

Updated by Bill Lofton 12/18/16


Courtesy of Pipistrel
 

The proof-of-concept Pipistrel Taurus G4 won the $1.65M 2011 CAFE/NASA Green Flight Challenge (GFC) contest, beating 12 other teams whose entries included electric, gasoline, bio-diesel, and hydrogen powered airplanes. The Taurus G4 flew 200 miles non-stop with 403.5 passenger miles per gallon (MPG) efficiency.
 

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Pipistrel Taurus G4 Background

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Intro to Pipistrel Taurus G4

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Pipistrel Taurus G4 Electric Propulsion System (EPS)

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Pipistrel Taurus G4 Battery System

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Pipistrel Taurus G4 Propeller

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Pipistrel Taurus G4 Press, Other Info, and Videos

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