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Welcome to the official 54st Hahnweide 2022 homepage.
We warmly welcome our participants from the United Kingdom, India, Lithuania, Sweden, Finland, Poland, South Africa, the Czech Republic,
Slovenia, the Netherlands and Australia who once again this year will spare neither expense nor effort to participate in our competition!














   

First possible launch at 11:15 a.m.
Saturday, 28. May 2022 - 10:55

briefing 

Here is a photo from today's briefing.

All competitors are in good mood and full of high expectations. The weather conditions are supposed to be good with cloud base forecast above 2000 metres in the afternoon. Here is the hand-painted forecast picture from our meteorologist Dr Josef Dahlem (Jupp).

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The competition organisers have chosen a very interesting task for the end of the competition: In all classes we will fly an AAT. The minimum flight time for all classes will be 4 hours.

Here is the task of the day for the Open Class:

Task Open class

 The average distance of the Open Class is about 480km/h. The maximum possible distance using all turning circles is 645km.

 The exact tasks of the individual classes are here HERE.

Since the pilots can choose their own flight path within defined limits and will therefore fly different route lengths, it will remain exciting until the end. The winner of each class will be the one with the highest average speed.

The start time will remain at 11.15 am. If the thermal conditions are suitable, there will be a very early launch for all classes.


An exciting final for all 105 gliders!
Saturday, 28. May 2022 - 08:00

Good morning dear participants and spectators of the 54th International Hahnweide Competition. Today will be our last competition day.

Morning

The weather seems promising, so all classes will be allowed to start. The gridding has already started. As usually runway 31 is in use.

Today's grid order:

  • 15m class (in front)
  • Standard Class
  • 18m class
  • Double seater
  • Open class

The pilots' briefing will take place at 10 a.m. @ Wolf-Hirth hangar.

The first launch will be expected as early as 11.15 am. There is a good chance that the launches will start before lunch today.

An exciting final awaits us! I wish all participants and spectators a beautiful and exciting day.


High Resolution Picture Download
Friday, 27. May 2022 - 21:00

Following frequent requests, we have made Kathrin's pictures from the gallery available for download in high resolution.

The order of the pictures is the same as shown in the gallery. However, due to the amount of data, we have divided some days into several ZIP files. Please note that the individual download packages contain between 30 and 80 MB. (Mobile upload not recommended)

Click on the picture to get to the download files.

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Dear participants,

I hope you enjoy the photos and have pleasant memories of this competition!

You can expect over 500 high-resolution photos with more than 1 GB data volume. Every single one of them carefully edited by hand to present you and your aircraft in the perfect light.

You might also like to have a look at my website. Besides my aircraft paintings, I also have a small Shop with pilot gifts.

Click here to visit the Pilotessadesign.com website.

 

Best regards from your webmaster
Kathrin

Pilotessadesign


Final glide pictures from "Dettinger Buckel"
Friday, 27. May 2022 - 20:30

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Pictures by Martin Hermann 


Tonight
Friday, 27. May 2022 - 18:00

 Bert


Are you hungry?
Friday, 27. May 2022 - 14:10

 farmers

Contains: Potatoes, eggs, carrots, courgettes, onions. Optionally also available with bacon and / or sausage.

sweet_moments

Enjoy your meal!


Stunning photos from a professional photographer
Friday, 27. May 2022 - 13:04

We received stunning photos from a local professional photographer. Click here for the gallery.

WB

EVO

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All Pictures by M. Hermann

If you want to have high resolution pictures, please contact the photographer directly. Contact details can be found HERE (caption).


The day has been cancelled for all classes
Friday, 27. May 2022 - 12:25

The 2nd briefing for the standard class has just taken place.
Meteorologist Jupp predicted no stable competition conditions due to the rather strong high altitude wind and the rather moderate thermals, which are increasingly affected by high cloud fields.

Jupp

Even though the sun is just making a brief appearance here, the competition management has decided to cancel today for all classes.

Those who still want to fly may do so now.
We wish all other pilots a pleasant day.


Winner of yesterday
Friday, 27. May 2022 - 11:40

 

15m

OPEN


Very small weather window - standard class in waiting position
Friday, 27. May 2022 - 10:52

For today there will be only a very small weather window - if at all. Only the pilots of the standard class can hope for another day of competition. All other classes have a rest day. Those who wish may still take to the air.

Next briefing for the standard class is 12 o'clock.

We wish all other pilots a relaxing day off.

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The 54th HWW is over!


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Sunrise local: 7:22
Sunset local: 19:03