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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Modern wing aerofoils with their very long laminar flow, as used for the Arcus, make it necessary to ensure that the Mylar seal is always in good condition.

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SOLO issued TM 4600-6, a software update to change the ignition mapping in order to reduce the crankshaft bearing load.

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Securely and efficiently stowed and secured, the majority of our gliders destined for the WGC have already reached the Indian Ocean after the container ship passed the Suez Canal.

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