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More than 300 kilometres in the lowlands

Monday, 12 June 2023

We congratulate UP Team Pilot Markus Henninger on his magnificent flatland flight on 12.06.2023 with our cross-country glider MERU (EN/LTF D).

More than 300 kilometres in the lowlands

From Cottbus in Brandenburg, he flew a smooth 307.5 kilometres via winch launch to Sibbesse near Hildesheim in Lower Saxony. On the way, there was a lot on offer: "(...) first 40s, then 45s of altitude wind, so much was not announced at all, plus strong thermals." By the way, Markus started the long way back by bus, which kindly stopped on the country road just for him. Read more here: https://de.dhv-xc.de/flight/1712525 .