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from Bitterwasser

Cross-country flight training with the Segelflugschule Oerlinghausen

Flight training is available all year round at the Oerlinghausen gliding school. Now also in winter in the southern hemisphere. In Bitterwasser, Phyllis "Alex" Hörmann is currently being coached in cross-country flights with the school's Arcus M.

Happy Birthday

This time in Bitterwasser, Rainer Hog did not get out of this congratulatory cure. As director of the gliding center, he is always on site throughout the season, except for the days around his birthday. Only this time did he flee from the well-wishers too late and was allowed to receive laudation and birthday serenades at the morning briefing.

Namibia at its best

Now the 1000s and 1100s are tumbling in Namibia. Some teams that have missed the big plus have to be jokingly asked in Michael Stoltze's briefing in the morning: What was going on? Less than 1100 k?

Flying

in Namibia

The best Gliding Site of the World*.

You will find exceptionally good conditions. The weather here is exceptionally good! (*quote Bruno Gantenbrink after his first stay in Bitterwasser).

Airfield

As far as the wings will carry on 3.000.000 sqm flying area international pilots will find best conditions for outstanding flight performances.

Information for pilots

Flying in Namibia is very different from flying in Central Europe. This information should help you to make your stay in Bitterwasser as pleasant and above all as safe as possible.

Glider charter

We are happy to assist you in finding an aircraft. Most of the aircraft - charter in Bitterwasser runs through private individuals or companies.