Alexander Schleicher GmbH & Co.
For well over 75 years Alexander Schleicher GmbH & Co. has been one of the world’s leading sailplane manufacturers. Nearly 10,000 of our aircraft are operating throughout the world and bear testimony to our commitment, engineering creativity, and enthusiasm for the sport.
We are proud to be the world’s oldest Sailplane manufacturer – a fact underlined by our location right next to the birthplace of gliding. From the beginning pilots and customers have been the centerpiece of our endeavors, which has helped us to form a special relationship with glider pilots around the globe. This bond remains in place today and is the driving force behind our unrelenting move towards better and even safer designs.
Alexander Schleicher Benelux
Since 2011 Alexander Schleicher Segelflugzeugbau is being represented by René de Dreu in Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg.
René has been flying gliders since he was 14 years old, and grown to a driven competition pilot. His most appealing results are the winning of the Dutch Nationals in 2008 as well as in 2010 and the European Championship in 2009.
In 2009 he started working for Glider Pilot Shop, which is supplier of instruments and accessories for gliders, where service and support are key aspects.