On August 22, 2023, the first four gliders were loaded into the container in Waghäusel.
Wilfried Großkinsky and Bitterwasser Cup winner Eric Schneider set the bar on Wednesday: 1270 kilometers, average speed 160 kph! The EB28 team achieved the best average speed over several hundred kilometers on the tailwind leg from the northwest to the southeast with 225 kph.
After a good 100 to 150 kilometers journey in blue thermal, the first clouds were reached and the race along the lines could begin. The only question was: along the line up very close to the showers in the east or along those further facing the sun. In the evening, one had to take the maximum altitude and start the final approach through the blue over 150 kilometers back to Bitterwasser.