Chilean Grand Prix Final competitor René Vidal about his first impressions on the new Ventus flying in the mountains of Chile - and why he feels safe.

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After several days of nervous weather observation, conditions eventually allowed us to maiden-fly two prototypes: The eagerly-awaited, self-launch capable Performance Edition of the new Ventus...

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Stunning video by Jens Bouma and our Dutch representative Francois Jeremiasse - thank you so much!

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After our initial notification regarding problems that occurred with the FES batteries from our competitors, we promised to inform you about any further developments. We regret having waited so long...

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As notified by Aldo Cernezzi (CSVVA supervisor of the historical archive of Italian performance flights), were in august 2017, for the first time ever in the 18m class on the Apennine mountains,...

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Looking at the daily results of the OLC online contest these days, it is striking that Arcus M pilots dominate the top ranks in Namibia and South Africa. On 11.11.2017, the first 15 places are almost...

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It makes us very proud that last Sunday, former Schempp-Hirth chief engineer Helmut Treiber (76, right) has been honoured with the "Klaus Holighaus Medal in Gold", awarded by the Air Sport Association...

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Some of you may have heard that there have been two incidents of inflaming batteries in gliders equipped with the Front Electric Sustainer (FES) system that is also available for a variety of our...

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Congratulations to Wolfgang Janowitsch for winning the 19th European Championships at Lasham, UK, in the 18m Class, with Mike Young finishing 2nd and Bert Schmelzer 3rd, all on the new Ventus. Thanks...

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On 10th August 2017 we had the pleasure of handing over the 250th Arcus to his proud new owner, Michael Boik from the UK.

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