• Registration: N313TE
  • Manufacturer: Pipistrel
  • Country of Orgin: Slovania
  • Glide Ratio: 41:1
  • Year Built: 2012
Developed by Pipistrel as one of the first self-launched glider in the microlight category the design used the wings of the Pipistrel Sinus with a new two-seat side-by-side fuselage. To enable the Taurus to self-launch a pop-out propeller is mounted on the rear fuselage driven by a Rotax 503 piston engine. In 2007 the company developed the Taurus Electro with the piston engine replaced by a permanent magnet synchronous three-phase brushless motor.
Maximum speed: 130 km/h (81 mph; 70 kn) with flaps extended Stall speed: 63 km/h (39 mph; 34 kn) with flaps Never exceed speed: 225 km/h (140 mph; 121 kn) Maximum glide ratio: 41:1 Rate of sink: 0.7 m/s (140 ft/min)

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