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JS1 Self Launcher Flight Test – To be announced soon…

JS1 Self Launcher Flight Test – To be announced soon…

JS1 JET SUSTAINER CERTIFICATION COMPLETED WITHIN 6 MONTHS AFTER ENGINE TC

JS1 JET SUSTAINER CERTIFICATION COMPLETED WITHIN 6 MONTHS AFTER ENGINE TC

Congratulations to the certification team of JS completing the SACAA Type certification process for JET Sustainer variant of the JS1. This follows the successful completion of the EASA TC of the MD-TJ42 jet turbine by M&D Flugzeugbau at the end of 2015. JS and M&D joined forces with the Jet...

USA 2016 Nationals, Nephi

USA 2016 Nationals, Nephi

The USA 2016 Open, 15m, and Standard Class Nationals just finished in Nephi, Utah. JS was in the privileged position to attend this breathtaking event flying with the top USA pilots. Conditions were really strong, with average tasks speeds of over 100mph on flights exceeding 400mi. Team JS (Uys and...

JS FACTORY POWERED BY SOLAR

JS FACTORY POWERED BY SOLAR

The JS factory is a model of efficiency with the majority of its electrical needs produced from solar power. On 20 March 2016 the 50.96kWp PV solar system was commissioned. The daily production potential exceeds300 kWh with a CO2 reduction of 200 kg. On a nice sunny South African day...

JS1 PHOTO COMPETITION

JS1 PHOTO COMPETITION

We are revamping our website and marketing image and need your help. We are searching for any great high resolution photos of the JS1. The top 10 photos each month will be chosen of which the winner will be drawn. The winner will receive a JS1 merchandise hamper. (Any photo...

USA AGENCY EXPANDED

USA AGENCY EXPANDED

Jonker Sailplanes is pleased to announce the addition of Jim Lee from Minden, Nevada to the North American sales & service team of Leo and Jen Benetti-Longhini. Jim’s location in the western US will bring greater geographical representation for JS, and provide customers with another location for demo flights, sales,...

Attie Jonker

Attie Jonker

Competition 2012 NZ Nationals, Open Class, 1st

OUR FACTORY

OUR FACTORY

Bill Elliot 2008 USA Nationals, 18m class, 1st

Johan Bosman

Johan Bosman

Competition 2012 NZ Nationals, Open Class, 1st

Uys Jonker

Uys Jonker

Competition 2012 NZ Nationals, Open Class, 1st

Brett Hunter

Brett Hunter

Brett Hunter 2012 NZ Nationals, Open Class, 1st

Bill Elliot

Bill Elliot

Bill Elliot 2008 USA Nationals, 18m class, 1st

Ronald Termaat

Ronald Termaat

Ronald Termaat 2013 European GC, Open Class 2012 Dutch Nationals, Open Class , 1st 2012 World GC (Uvalde), 18m class , 7th 2011Dutch Open Class Nationals, 1st

Bruce Taylor

Bruce Taylor

Bruce Taylor 2012 World GC (Uvalde), Open Class, 6th 2011 Australian Grand Prix, 1st

Christophe Cousseau

Christophe Cousseau

Christophe Cousseau 2013 European GC, 18m class, 2nd

Oscar Goudriaan

Oscar Goudriaan

Oscar Goudriaan 2013 SA Nationals, Open Class, 1st 2012 World GC (Uvalde), Open Class, 3rd 2011 SA Nationals, Open Class, 1st 2010 SA Nationals, Open Class, 1st

Attie Jonker

Attie Jonker

Attie Jonker 2013 NW Regionals, Open Class, 2nd 2010 World GC, 18m class, 5th 2008 SA Nationals, Open Class, 1st 2007 SA Nationals, Open Class, 1st 2006 SA Nationals, Open Class, 1st

Shaun Lapworth

Shaun Lapworth

Shaun Lapworth British Records: Speed 300K triangle 168,2 kph Speed 300K triangle 168,2 kph

Anders Anderson

Anders Anderson

Anders Anderson Out and return distance 912,3 km Free out and return distance 918,6 km Speed 100K triangle 164,62 kph Speed 300K triangle 161,7 kph Speed 300K out and return 175,9 kph Speed 500K out and return 175,9 kph

Bill Gawthrop

Bill Gawthrop

Bill Gawthrop 2014 USA Nationals, Open Class, 1st

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