Presentations

Design, Flight Testing, and Competition Trials for Maximum Performance


Convention Center Ballroom A Saturday, February 22, 2020 2:30 pm - 3:15 pm

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JONKER, Uys

Take a wild ride with Uys in the cockpit during certification testing. Go behind the scenes to learn some of the unique design and construction techniques employed by the JS Team. Walk with Uys inside the factory to see wing and fuselage laminations. Get an update on the new JS2 selflauncher, the JS4 Standard Class glider, and maybe even a JS5 reveal if we are lucky! Bring your hearing protection for a live jet engine demonstration inside the lecture hall if they let us. Find out the latest news regarding different electric self-launch and sustainer systems going into JS gliders. Attendees eligible for a free base model JS3 with purchase of a Jonker Sailplane baseball hat (hats are $150,000).