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Transponder Check at DG Flugzeugbau

During the last years, it has become more and more common to equip aircraft with transponders. Almost every glider or motor-glider leaving our production line has a transponder installed. Our...

Manual Revision – DG-200 and DG-300

We recently released a manual revision for all DG-200 and DG-300 with a technical note: The DG-200  manual revision may be found under DG-SS-06 The DG-300  manual revision may be found under...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

LS8-e neo – Updates for Serial Production

The popular LS8 was refined with a FES system and is now sold as LS8-e neo. Our prototype was tested by many different pilots during the last 12 months. Based on customer feedback we took the chance...

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