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The Perlan DG 1001M achieves new US-Speed Record

Jim Payne and Dennis Tito accomplish another Wave-Mission Last night Jackie Payne sent out a short note via e-mail from California around the world: “If all paperwork goes ok, looks like 135 kph for a 521 km triangle. That should beat two US national multi-place triangle speed records.” This morning my SeeYou states “all reached…

DG-Flugzeugbau : The Composite Evolution continues

Some days ago DG sent out their latest newsletter – a great way to keep in touch and inform customers and friends. Everybody has probably heard about Jim Payne’s and Dennis Tito’s record breaking flights from Argentina and Minden, NV. The US-Air Force is flying DG 1001 as well, others prefer the single seated DG…

Three Brand New DG-1001Club Fly with the Indonesian Air Force

In early 2012, after DG Flugzeugbau in Bruchsal had delivered the last of 19 DG-1001Club gliders for the US Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, the German glider manufacturer got busy building more of these fine training ships. In November 2011, the Indonesian Air Force had ordered three two-seaters for their training facilities in Jog-Jakarta.

DG Sailplanes June Newsletter-A Checklist for Your Trailer

DG Flugzeugbau’s June newsletter was just released. This month’s feature article is all about preparing your trailer and making sure that it’s properly maintained. Also included: News about the LS-10’s performance in the 2012 Hahnweide Competition, a DG-1001 demonstrator for sale, and a beautiful photo of the month.