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Pipistrel Virus SW121 Explorer

The Pipistrel Virus SW121 Explorer is a high-performance, two-seat, light sport aircraft known for its efficiency, versatility, and safety. Manufactured by Pipistrel, a Slovenian aircraft manufacturer renowned for its innovations in light aviation, the Virus SW121 Explorer variant is designed to cater to pilots seeking adventure and exploration.

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IFR ready with its dual touch screen Glass Cockpit, advanced autopilot, dual COM, hydraulic constant speed propeller, aerobrakes, heated pitot tube and adjustable pedals and headrests.

The best equipped, most affordable and comfortable 2-seat EASA type-certificated aircraft in its class.

More than 1500 aircraft of the same family fly on all continents.

Equipped with a ballistic parachute rescue system and a haptic stall warning system, the Explorer provides the highest levels of safety.

Approved for night VFR and intentional spinning, it is a great aircraft for advanced UPRT training.


  • Capacity: 2

  • Length: 6.42 m (21.06 ft)

  • Span: 10.70 m (35.10 ft)

  • Height: 1.90 m (6.23 ft)

  • Empty weight: 371 kg (818 lb)

  • Maximum take-off weight: 600 kg (1323 lb)

  • Cruise speed: 244 km/h TAS 132 KTAS

  • Stall speed: 47 KIAS - 53 KIAS

  • Maximum ceiling: 18000 ft (5486m)

  • G Limits: +4/-2.

  • Climbing speed: 1,050 ft/min (5.33 m/sec

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CANAVIA is one of the best equipped aviation schools with its own fleet of 12 fully operational high availability aircraft.

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