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2020 Sep.

AS 34 Me – the first self-launch

Electric powered sailplane with a climb rate of more than 3m/s

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2020 Sep.

First flight of the AS 34 Me

Schleicher’s first electric self-launcher has flown

We have been awaiting the first flight of the new AS 34 Me with very much anticipation. Beside the ASG 32 El with its electric sustainer it is the second Schleicher electric powered sailplane, this time conceived as a self-launcher.

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2020 Jul.

AS 33 Es in full production

Flight Testing and Certification are far advanced

First rigging of serial No. 3

First rigging of serial No. 3

Our production facilities are continuing to fill up with parts for the new AS 33.  In parallel, flight testing and certification procedures have advanced significantly and are nearly completed. learn more

2020 Jul.

The AS 34 Me is almost ready

Fine tuning of the electrical propulsion system

The first flight of the AS 34 Me, our new, self-launching, electro sailplane, is almost here. Our design team is currently working on fine tuning the control unit, the engine regulator and the battery management system (BMS) in addition to all its safety features. learn more

2020 Apr.

Production and Maintenance divisions continue to operate despite the Corona crisis

Many safety measures for our employees

In recent weeks we have been primarily occupied with putting in place the required safety measures for the protection of our employees as a result of the Corona crises. Up to now we are not aware of any Corona cases in our area so that we are confident about continuing to carry out our normal business activities. learn more

2020 Feb.

Bruce Taylor and Brad Edwards Australian Champion in the ASG 32 Mi

Five Competition Days in Narromine

We sincerely congratulate Bruce Taylor and Brad Edwards for winning the 2020 Australian Two Seat Nationals in the ASG 32 Mi.

Bruce Taylor has written some lines to us about it:

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2020 Feb.

AS 33 – Maiden-Flight-Video

Moving images from the premiere of our new 18m sailplane

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2020 Jan.

The AS 33 flies

The new 18m sailpane makes its first flight at Huhnrain

While in large parts of Germany the weather was cloudy and somewhat gloomy, St. Peter provided a sunny window over the Rhön for the first AS 33 flight.  But it wasn’t just the sun which shone brightly – but the faces of everyone present were equally bright with joy about the highly successful event.

At around 11:30 a.m. local time the AS 33 lifted off for the first time. Company head Uli Kremer was at the controls and he thoroughly checked everything out including the retriever motor with the electric starter.

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