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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…

First Impressions of the Quintus M

We were very excited and happy when the weather broke just before Christmas on December 23rd, and we were able to successfully test fly our new QUINTUS-M. This enabled us to achieve our challenging goal of getting our new 23 meter aircraft into the air in 2011 and thereby giving ourselves a wonderful Christmas present.

[HD Video] First Flight of the Quintus M

Schempp-Hirth recently finished the brand new high performance, self launching, 23 meter wingspan glider, the QUINTUS M. The test flight was done by the president of the company,Tilo Holighaus on December 23, 2011. On this 6-1/2 minute video you can see it fly, including an interview with Tilo. The interview is in German with English subtitles.