DG-1001e neo – maiden flight with new neo-wingtips

DG-1001e neo – maiden flight with new neo-wingtips

On August 11th we successfully completed the maiden flight of our new DG-1001 neo wing-tips. The new outer wing was designed in cooperation with Johannes Dillinger and is based on the vast knowledge and experience in winglet design we collected during the past years....
Petr Koutny wins Czech Nationals 2020 on LS8

Petr Koutny wins Czech Nationals 2020 on LS8

Congratulations to Petr Koutny for winning the 15m Nationals in Czech Republich 2020! Petr highlighted with constand results and a day win on his LS8 which resulted in the victory after 9 competition days. In addition we congratulate Jan Pavlik and Miloslav Cink who...
DG-1001E neo takes-off for the first time

DG-1001E neo takes-off for the first time

The DG-1001E successfully performed its maiden flight in the beginning of July. The DG-1001’s new version with FES-System by LZ Design was piloted by Jelmer Wassenaar, Head of Engineering at DG. The glider took-off with 18m neo wing tips and small FES Batteries (2x...
Catching the Bundesliga Day Victory with a LS8-e neo

Catching the Bundesliga Day Victory with a LS8-e neo

With an average speed of more than 141km/h Holger Back catched the daily victory in German Gliding Bundesliga on Sunday. This high speed impressively shows that the LS8-e neo’s performace remains excellent despite of the FES propeller folded to the fuselage. On...
What a great 1000km Day in Germany

What a great 1000km Day in Germany

More than twenty 1000km flights above Germany were registered on July 7th which makes this day one of the best of the 2020 season. Numerous DG and LS Pilots were able to take a day off to make use of the good weather conditions. One of the Pilots was Peter Mangold,...
Retrofitting a FES system to older LS8

Retrofitting a FES system to older LS8

Retrofitting a FES system to older LS8 versions is possible now! Since the release of our LS8-e neo prototype people ask us whether it is possible to retrofit a FES to older LS8, or not. We have to mention that only a small number of aircraft can be retrofitted. The...
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