Videos

CloudStreet’s on Your TV Screen

Mark Mocho who flies with the Albuquerque Soaring Club recently sent out a link to the introductory trailer for “CloudStreet: Soaring the American West”. About half a year ago Soaring Café had first introduced the ambitious project – a video documentary slated for release later this year on the American Public Broadcasting System (PBS). Mark…

SSA2014 – Video Interview with Tilo Holighaus of Schempp-Hirth

As part of our post-convention coverage of SSA2014, the Café is pleased to present a short video interview with Tilo Holighaus. Tilo is co-owner and manager of Schempp-Hirth Flugzeugbau, one of the most successful glider manufacturers of all time. World class sailplanes with names like Cirrus, Ventus, Discus, Nimbus, Quintus, and most recently, Arcus, come…

Hans-Werner Grosse documents an Australian Adventure

During the Southern soaring season in 1988/89 Hans-Werner Grosse and his wife Karin shipped their ASH 25 to Australia to explore the fifth continent by glider. Remember, this was well before the private use of GPS, well before flying with sustainers and well before OLC documentation! However the Grosse’s had a camera and so were…