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Two Quintus M - gliders with 23m span have been based in Bitterwasser for the purpose of setting new world and continental records. The Quintus M is beside the Arcus M a very popular performance glider for long distance flights at high average speeds.

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We wish all Schempp-Hirth customers and all our friends a happy new year and a successful and accident-free flying season 2015.




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During the latest BWLV-assembly on Sunday, November 16, 2014 Prof. Dr. rer. Nat. Richard Eppler was awarded the Klaus-Holighaus-Medal. The membership of Baden-Württemberg’s (Germany’s third largest State) Aero club gathered and witnessed the professor emeritus to become the first person ever to rece...

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Members of the German glider club in Winzeln, Black Forest, recently invited Richard Eppler to enjoy a thermal flight in their Arcus T over their area. A great idea! Obviously Richard very much enjoyed the possibility to fly and try such a modern glider. In an e-mail to Tilo Holighaus Michael Schlai...

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Today, Tilo Holighaus and Hans-Georg "Biggo" Berger handed-over Arcus M number 100 to our loyal customer Harmut Lodes.

Hartmut, we wish you many happy flights with your new glider!

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15 pilots met in La Cerdanya, Spain, to compete over the Pyrenees, where the goal was to qualify for the Grand Prix Final. The exciting competition was emphasized by breathtaking views of spectacular landscapes and several fast flights. Tilo was able to take well advantage of these conditions and wo...

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Here you find the info for your spare part order.



Click here for the 75 years Brochure:
Part1  Part2

Alternative oils to Castrol Super TT

A new NOAH-manual you will find under TM's & Service/Technical Support

Information (LBA in english) about the applications for the German regulations to maintain the airworthiness SIHP and to the individual IHP you will find here 

Generic documents, which are not assigned to a TN or an AD, you will find now on our homepage under the rubric TM's & Service/Downloads, AD's TN's (select glider type). Here you can download the appropriate installation instructions and revisions of the manuals for the transponder installation.



Here you can find the newest Information about technical Notes

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To the Photogallery:


Building a Sailplane. Here you find a film documentation (youtube)


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