Start with us on the Wasserkuppe!

Make your dream of flying come true! Start your training to become a glider or powered flight pilot at Germany's highest airfield now.

This year we are once again offering an extensive program with different courses and training opportunities for powered and gliding. It doesn't matter whether you are a beginner or an advanced learner, we have the right education and training for you.

Our experienced flight instructors are at your side with advice and action and accompany you on your way to becoming a successful pilot. In addition to training, we also offer introductory flights and charters.

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We look forward to welcoming you soon to the Wasserkuppe aviation sports center and wish you a successful and safe flying season!

Lukas Schmidt-Nentwig & the team of the Wasserkuppe flying school

We allocate the places for flight training and further training in the order of inquiries via our Contact Form.

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Jobs & Careers

Vacancies: Jobs at the Wasserkuppe flying school and in the Weltensegler restaurant, directly at the airfield on the Wasserkuppe!
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Glider training

Glider taster course Wasserkuppe

From pedestrian to pilot: How to become a glider pilot on the Wasserkuppe, the “mountain of pilots” in the middle of Germany!

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Further training in gliding

Glider pilot at the Wasserkuppe flying monument

Course, aerobatics, start types: Learn to fly better, farther and safer with the flight instructors from Germany's first flight school!

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Motor flight training

Motorized flight Wasserkuppe

Training for a powered flight license: How to become a motor pilot in the Wasserkuppe flying school!

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Model flight Wasserkuppe

Model flight: glider model on the world sail slope Wasserkuppe

The Wasserkuppe is the Eldorado for the Model gliding in the middle of Germany: information, competitions and model flight courses

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Restaurant-cafe world sailor

Airfield restaurant Café Weltensegler Wasserkuppe

Stop by the “Weltensegler” airfield restaurant and café on the Wasserkuppe!

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Wasserkuppe & EDER airfield

Wasserkuppe EDER airfield

Interesting facts for visitors and pilots around Germany's highest airport on the Wasserkuppe

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Aviation school Wasserkuppe
Wasserkuppe 1a
36129 Gersfeld

+49 6654 364