That was fast - PV systems in operation

Sometimes things go faster than you think in Namibia. The two recently ordered PV systems are in operation.

The panels for the lodge have a capacity of 57 kWp. This is the theoretical output. We expect to be able to generate half of our electricity needs with these panels during the peak season from November to January. The rest of the year, it should be enough for everything.

The panels are oriented in an east-west direction. In the mornings and evenings, we have the highest power consumption and the panels should provide as much power as possible then.

The panels for the village should approximately cover the power consumption for the whole season.

The investment volume was about 80.000€. We believe that it is a good investment. Good for the environment, good for our cash and good for the future. Electric, self-launching gliders are on the market and in the future, we will see them more often in Bitterwasser. The batteries of these gliders want to be charged.

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1400 Kilometer an Weihnachten

An Weihnachten 1000 Kilometer zu fliegen, das ist ein tolles Geschenk für jeden Piloten. Diesen Wunsch haben sich vier Piloten mit über 1100 Kilometern an einem Tag mit unverhofften Möglichkeiten erfüllt. Simon Schröder und Max Schäfer flogen ganze 1400 Kilometer mit der EB28 an Heiligabend. Im folgenden berichten sie gemeinsam über ihren Flug.

Die Line-Boys der Saison 2022/23

Auch dieses Jahr leisten unsere Line-Boys wieder wertvolle Arbeit.
In der Saison, wenn stets ein reges Treiben herrscht, tragen die erfahrenen
Line-Boys (gut erkennbar an der roten Kleidung) zu einem reibungslosen
Flugbetrieb bei.