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Grandpa Wolf’s spot-sledding contest

The early sunsets and the brown leafs are painting a fail-safe picture: Autumn is coming and the number of reaming soaring days is limited. But even though, or maybe just because of that a number of pilots is gathering especially in that time of the year to celebrate and compete in a very special and…

Video Interview with Schleicher’s Michael Greiner

Michael Greiner is the young Schleicher engineer who designed the extremely successful ASG-29 15/18 meter glider. As a young designer, he was mentored by Gerhard Waibel and so, in a sense, he is Gerhard’s protegé. Michael was in Uvalde earlier this week, so I asked if he had time for an interview, and he graciously…