WATCH: Fly for £1/hour and save the Earth

Fly for £1/hour in the Velis Electro!

Fly for £1/hour in the Velis Electro! - Credit: Archant

The Velis Electro has an electrical “fuel” cost of £1 per hour; Pilot’s Assistant Editor Eugenio Facci flies the world’s first certified electric aircraft!

With reduced noise, a low carbon footprint and electrical ‘fuel’ costing just £1 an hour, the Velis Electro is set to usher in a new era of flight training. Pilot Assistant Editor Eugenio Facci visits manufacturer Pipistrel’s factory in Slovenia and takes the controls of the world’s first certified electric aircraft.