Pipistrel boosts presence in Canada with appointment of distributor Apex Aircraft

Pipistrel Press Release | October 25, 2023

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A Pipistrel Velis Electro aircraft flies over rural terrain. Pipistrel Photo

Pipistrel, a Textron Inc. company, further expands its distributor network with the appointment of Apex Aircraft Sales Ltd. responsible for sales and support of Pipistrel aircraft in Canada.

Apex Aircraft Sales Ltd. will support the growing fleet of Velis Electros in Canada used for flight training as well as managing sales, service support and training for Pipistrel’s range of ultralight, light sport and type certified aircraft.

Gabriel Massey, CEO and president at Pipistrel, said: “We’re proud to continue growing our global distribution network with the appointment of our newest distribution partner. Apex has a passionate, dedicated team with a wealth of aviation knowledge who we welcome to the Pipistrel family. I’m looking forward to seeing them bring Pipistrel’s range of products to Canadian aviators.”

Anna Pangrazzi, Founder and President at Apex Aircraft Sales Ltd. Apex Aircraft Sales

Anna Pangrazzi, founder and president at Apex Aircraft Sales Ltd., said: “Everyone at Apex is excited we’ve been selected as Pipistrel’s Canadian distributor, which is a real endorsement of our team’s expertise. We can’t wait to begin showing Pipistrel’s products to our customers.” 

Pipistrel announced the first Velis Electro delivery to Canada last year, to the Waterloo Institute for Sustainable Aeronautics. With a further two Velis Electro orders now secured for customers and due for delivery in 2023, Pipistrel and Apex is helping to develop a sustainable aviation fleet in Canada.  

Apex Aircraft Sales Ltd. is based at the region of Waterloo international Airport, Breslau, Ontario.

This press release was prepared and distributed by Pipistrel.

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  1. Hi, I’m interested by your post. Do you think, it will possible to present pipistrel velis electro during summer 2024 flights events in Quebec province ? I’m pilot in Quebec City, and passionate by electrification of the aviation. Lot of pilot here are interested bye your aircraft. I rent 3 aircrafts in CNV9 (Neuville / Québec City) and I am looking to offer an electric plane to my customers. Thank for your answer

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