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...

Sailplane Grand Prix Final 2016

Sailplane Grand Prix Final 2016

Sailplane Grand Prix Final 2016 By Holger Karow At this year's SGP Final, which took place in Potchefstroom from the 6th till 12th November, I became World Champion for the third time after 1999 in Bayreuth and 2003 in Leszno. And still this competition was completely different!   Starting with...

JS Releases JS1C-18 EVO model: 24 July 2014

JS Releases JS1C-18 EVO model: 24 July 2014

JS Release the JS1C-18 EVO model: 24 July 2014 The newcomer will be known as JS1C-18 EVO. The JS1C-18 EVO redefines handling in the 18m class, offering both an improved roll rate and superb control at slow speeds. The increased wing loading, combined with new tip aerofoils and 3rd generation...

JS dominates 18m and Open Class in the 33rd World Gliding Championships

JS dominates 18m and Open Class in the 33rd World Gliding Championships

JS dominates 18m and Open Class in the 33rd World Gliding Championships The 33rd World Gliding Championships for the 15m, 18m and Open Class were held in Leszno, Poland from 26 July to 9 August 2014. 133 pilots from all over the world gathered with the latest equipment to determine...

JS announces partnership with M&D Flugzeugbau

JS announces partnership with M&D Flugzeugbau

JS announces partnership with M&D Flugzeugbau In March 2010 the JS1 Revelation gained its official Type Certification by the South African Civil Aviation Authorities (SACAA). The certification has been awarded only after rigorous analysis and testing, with robust compliance verification by SACAA. With SACAA Type Certification to the CS-22 standard...

MRC Announcement

MRC Announcement

MRC Announcement MRC Announcement Another first for JS - the first flapped 18/21m high performance glider fitted with a manual hand rudder control (“MRC”) for pilots with reduced leg functionality. The MRC system has been designed solely by the young JS engineering team over the last 6 months. According to...