Tag Archive for Tilo Holighaus

Managing Schempp-Hirth and the “-us”

Tilo Holighaus talks about Business, Family and Soaring Following the rainy and cold WGC in Finland was a bit dissappointing, compared to the great Grand Prix in France two months ago… While in Finland the teams were talking about saunas, food and football, I couldn’t help thinking back to the pictures and reports which Tilo…

Mr. Schempp Hirth on the Podium

Today’s last race of the Grand Prix Final in Sisteron will be an exciting one, as 7 pilots still have a chance for a place on the podium… Yesterday Tilo Holighaus was happy to find himself on second place after another fun race around some 300 kilometers and four turn points. Tilo posted a long…

Interview with Schempp-Hirth’s Tilo Holighaus

Your Café staff is grateful to Tilo Holighaus, owner of Schempp-Hirth Sailplanes, for granting us this interview. Schempp-Hirth’s Quintus M, a new 23-meter open class design, has been doing extremely well at the 2012 World Gliding Championships in Uvalde, Texas. At the time of the interview, Quintus pilot Laurent Aboulin of France was leading the open class in cumulative standings, and Tassilo Bode of Germany was third.