The Pipistrel Panthera has completed it’s final stages of flight testing, including the spin test, with excellent results.
One complete rotation during the spin results in a loss of approximately 260 feet of altitude while maintaining 80 knots indicated airspeed.
Recovery can be completed with approximately one additional spin by simply letting go of the controls. (ballistic parachute not required for spin recovery.)
Pre production price is anywhere from €385000 to €485000 depending on options selected.