Flying in the “land of open distances”
We use economical towing machines and electric vehicles for the towing back of the gliders from the airfield.
The Rhön is a UNESCO biosphere reserve. We work closely with the staff of the biosphere reserve.
Cooperation agreement to preserve the biosphere reserve
The basis of the close cooperation is the cooperation agreement concluded in 2005 between the Society for the Promotion of Gliding on the Wasserkuppe eV (GFS) and the Association Natur und Lebensraum Rhön eV
This is how we practice exemplary nature and environmental protection at the Wasserkuppe airfield - while respecting the legitimate demands of air sports.
Nature sport gliding
Aviation is a sport in and with nature. It is therefore also our concern to do as much as possible for nature conservation here in the Rhön Biosphere Reserve.Harald Jörges
Flight school manager at the Wasserkuppe flying school
The agreement regulates the following key points:
The Society for the Promotion of Gliding on the Wasserkuppe eV…
You can download the brochure Aviation in the Rhön Biosphere Reserve as PDF file download from the website of the Rhön Biosphere Reserve.