Posts by Wessels

2016

2016

2016 After three years of hard work from the Engineers of M&D Flugzeugbau and Jonker Sailplanes, the JS1 variant, JS-MD 1C, has been awarded type certification by EASA.

2017

2017

2017 Currently in development is the JS1-C Self Launcher which is a complementary product line with the ability to take off on own power, focused on the leisure market and addresses the need of 80% of the possible glider market.

JS3 Revealed

JS3 Revealed

On the 12th of December 2006 history was made with the maiden flight of the JS1 Revelation. Ten years later we celebrated the anniversary of this memorable day by flying the JS3 Rapture for the first time. Completing the JS3 for this date seemed like an easy prospect for Jonker...

LX Navigation-Alföldi Cup 2016

LX Navigation-Alföldi Cup 2016

So Uys decided that business is not business if there is not a bit of competition involved. After winning day 3,and taking second place day 4 and 5, Uys finally took the Lead and won the LX Navigation-Alföldi Cup 2016, Mixed Open class, with 3411 points! The JS victory did...

Flight Challenge Cup Gliding 2016, First for Sebastian Kawa in a JS

Flight Challenge Cup Gliding 2016, First for Sebastian Kawa in a JS

Congratulations to Sebastian Kawa and Adam Czeladzki who ended in the second and third places in the mixed class at the Flight Challenge Cup Gliding 2016 10.04. – 21.04.2016 Prievidza – Slovakia. Sebastian won 5 of the 8 days and was second on 2 days, fighting back hard after scoring...

FAI Sailplane Grand Prix – Series VI World Final – Varese, Italy

FAI Sailplane Grand Prix – Series VI World Final – Varese, Italy

Team JS would like to congratulate everyone involved in the 2015 SGP for delivering such a spectacular event! A special word of congratulations to the winners, Maximilian Seis and Christophe Ruch from France and Sebastian Kawa from Poland. (The full results available here: http://www.sgp.aero/final2015/results-sgp/results.aspx) This is also a very special...

JS takes first four places in Europeans Open Class

JS takes first four places in Europeans Open Class

Team JS would like to congratulate all the pilots participating in the EGC 2015. A special word of congratulations must go to Lukasz Wocjek, Adam Czeladzki and Jereon Verkuil, cleaning up the Open Class. This was a great event for JS – our first win in a real big contest....

French Championships

French Championships

French Championships 2015 (Open Class) Buno -Bonneveaux, France 21 May – 30 May 2015. Killian Walbrou won the competition and Sébastien Dubreuil came third. On the photo: Sébastien Dubreuil (left) and Killian Walbrou (right)

33rd World Gliding Championships, Poland, 2014

33rd World Gliding Championships, Poland, 2014

COMPETITION NEWS JS PILOTS COMPETING IN THE WGC 2014 Date: 09 August 2014 Competition Day: 10 LATEST NEWS JS1 Pilots - Open Class Pilot Team Current Standing Andrew Davis Great Britain 2 Killian Walbrou France 3 Peter Harvey Great Britain 6 Laurens Goudriaan South Africa 8 Ronald Termaat Netherlands 9...

2012 HAHNWEIDE

2012 HAHNWEIDE

First blood in Germany! Russell Cheetham flew the 46th Hahnweide competition on 11 May 2012 – 19 May 2012 at Kirchheim unter Tech, Germany, finishing first overall after 5 flying days. In the 18m Class there were forty competitors, including a lot of pilots who have achieved top places in...

2011 NEW SOUTH WALES STATE GLIDING CHAMPIONSHIPS

2011 NEW SOUTH WALES STATE GLIDING CHAMPIONSHIPS

The 2011 New South Wales State Gliding Championships were held at Temora (about 170km NW of Canberra) from November 26th to December 3rd 2011. Three JS1 Revelations were competing, flown by Bruce Taylor, Jay Anderson and Dave Shorter. Bruce Taylor won all five competition days in both the 18m Class...

2011 QUEENSLAND STATE SOARING CHAMPIONSHIPS

2011 QUEENSLAND STATE SOARING CHAMPIONSHIPS

Bruce Taylor flew his JS1 Revelation, ‘ZT’ in the Queensland State Gliding Championships held at Warwick from September 25th to October 1st, 2011. He convincingly won all four competition days in both the 18m class and the combined 18m/Open Class, scoring the maximum 4000 points. For more read Bruce and...

EUROPEAN GLIDING CHAMPIONSHIPS 2011

EUROPEAN GLIDING CHAMPIONSHIPS 2011

The 16th EGC for Open, 18m and 15m Classes were held at Pociunai, Lithuania from July 25th until August 13th. Five JS1 Revelations competed, with a bronze medal for Russell Cheetham (UK) behind the strong Polish pairing of Karol Staryszak and Zbigniew Nieradka. Ronald Termaat (NL) was sixth, Maurits Dortu...

2011 UK OPEN CLASS

2011 UK OPEN CLASS

The 2011 UK Nationals Open Class were organised at Lasham Airfield from August 20th until August 28th. Three JS1 Revelations competed flown by Andy Davis, Iain Evans and Shaun Lapworth. In a weather-disrupted competition, Andy placed third overall, behind two Nimbus 4T flown by Pete Harvey (triple EGC champion) and...

2011 NL SUMMER CHAMPS

2011 NL SUMMER CHAMPS

The Dutch Summer Championships 2011 were held at Malden, the Netherlands, from July 18th to July 24th 2011. This is a qualification competition for the Dutch Nationals 2012. Maarten Baltussen (NL) flew in a JS1 Revelation. The weather was not really in favour of this competition – however the Competition...

2011 UK 18M CLASS

2011 UK 18M CLASS

The 2011 UK Nationals 18m Class were held at Tibenham from July 9th until July 17th. Five JS1 Revelations competed flown by Iain Evans, Russell Cheetham, Andy Davis, Shaun Lapworth and Rose Johnson. After five competition days, Iain achieved a solid third place overall, closely followed by Russell in fourth...

2011 GERMAN NATIONALS

2011 GERMAN NATIONALS

Held at Lüsse, Germany, the German Nationals 2011 were organised from July 1st to July 14th 2011. Sikko Vermeer (NL) was one of the few foreigners to be invited to fly this championship. Sikko participated flying a JS1 Revelation. On the first training day Sikko surprised the other competitors by...

2011 NL MIL. NATIONALS

2011 NL MIL. NATIONALS

At Glider site Malden, The Netherlands, the Open Dutch Military Nationals 2011 was organised from June 6th to June 10th 2011. Maarten Baltussen won this championship in the 18 meter class with a JS1 Revelation. With Ronald Termaat winning the Dutch Nationals 2011 the JS1 Revelation wins the double in...

2011 DUTCH NATIONALS

2011 DUTCH NATIONALS

Held at Terlet (NL), the 2011 Dutch Nationals were flown from May 16th until May 27th 2011. Ronald Termaat and Maurits Dortu competed in their JS1 Revelations. Ronald won the combined 18m/Open class and is the 2011 Dutch Champion. He flew consistently, mostly ending every day in the top three....

2011 PRIBINA CUP

2011 PRIBINA CUP

At Nitra in Slovakia, the Pribina Cup 2011 was organised from April 22nd to April 30th 2011. Two JS1 Revelations competed, flown by UK pilots Russell Cheetham and Shaun Lapworth. For Shaun it was his first international competition with the JS1 Revelation and in a strong field of forty pilots...

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