Congratulations to the winner Giorgio Galetto, followed by Tilo Holighaus and Mario Kiessling.

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We compliment Felix Ruof and Andreas Lutz on the new German out and return record!

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For a limited time, you may not be able to reach us today as we are upgrading our Internet line which also servers for telephony and fax.

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This week, the season started with a some spectacular flights on Schempp-Hirth gliders.

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From 5 to 8 April 2017 the AERO Friedrichshafen takes place for the 25 time, and for sure we take part.

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Congratulations to Luka Žnidaršič, founder and owner of LZ Design, who was awarded this year's OSTIV Prize for the Front Electric Sustainer (FES) system designed and produced by his company.

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At Saturday, 21st January 2017, once again in blue lift, the 34th World Gliding Championships in Benella have been concluded in an exciting last competition day. Congratulations to the new World...

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Schempp-Hirth CEO Tilo Holighaus explains the development background and features of the new Ventus' - and shows us the new glider.

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Andy Lutz, member of our engineering team who have designed the new Ventus, explains the new glider and its design concept in an interview during the WGC 2017 in Benella, Australia, starting at...

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Junior pilot, Matthias Arnold, probably entered the longest distance flight ever in Namibia into the OLC, with an average speed of 162,3km/h. This flight also counted as a 1254 km FAI – Triangle with...

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