The Pipistrel Virus is a two-seater high-wing aircraft. It is a light, single-engine aircraft produced by Pipistrel in Slovenia and Italy. The aircraft is sold as a light sport aircraft, ultralight and self-built kit.
The Virus was introduced in 1999. The type is based on the Pipistrel Sinus. The aircraft is produced in a number of variants, with different engines, wing spans and landing gear. The Virus was later developed into the first certified electric aircraft: the Pipistrel Velis Electro.
|Maximum Take Off Weight||600 kg|
|Empty weight||289 kg|
|Cruising speed||147 knots (272 km/h)|
|Maximum Speed||163 knots (302 km/h)|
|Stall speed||43 knots (80 km/h)|
|Maximum distance||1450 km|
|Fuel Capacity||100 liter|
|Maximum altitude||22300 feet (6797 m)|
These specifications are intended to give you an idea of the Pipistrel Virus. They cannot be used for flight preparation. Often there are many different types of aircraft released with varying specifications and prices. Check the Pilot Operating Handbook (POH) if you want to know the exact values of the aircraft you are going to fly. Your flight instructor will be happy to help you with this.