Society for the promotion of gliding on the Wasserkuppe eV

It is the umbrella organization and placeholder of the Wasserkuppe special airfield: The Society for the Promotion of Gliding on the Wasserkuppe eV (GFS).

It represents the interests of all Rhönflugvereine and operates the Wasserkuppe flying school as an economic in-house operation.

It is also the recognized training company according to ATO of EASA under the number DE.HE.ATO.007.

The president of the GFS is the district administrator of the Fulda district, Bernd Woide. Vice Presidents are Günter Schneider, Frank Thies and Dr. Hans-Georg Kaiser.

Headmaster and head of training at the GFS is Harald Jörges.

The board is composed of assessors from all Rhönflugvereine and speakers on the respective areas.

Society for the promotion of gliding on the Wasserkuppe eV
Wasserkuppe 1a
36129 Gersfeld
Registered at
District court Fulda, VR 1485