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Speaker Session - Andrej Kolar & Bernd Fischer


Convention Center Room 202A Saturday, February 20, 2022 9:00 am - 9:45 am

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Andrej Kolar & Bernd Fischer

TOPIC: “SeeYou: Planning for Tomorrow”

Naviter and TopMeteo Have Teamed up and Integrated TopMeteo Forecasts into SeeYou

Andrej Kolar is the founder and CEO of Naviter, a company that has been creating apps for glider pilots for 15 years. He is an active cross-country and competition pilot with 3,000 hours of soaring experience from around the globe. One of the highlights of his soaring career has been the participation in the Return to Kitty Hawk glider race across the USA.

Bernd Fischer is one of the best known forecasters for soaring weather in Germany. He has managed dozens of competitions during the last 25 years, including various continental and world championships. He started working with TopMeteo in 1995. Among others things, he is responsible for a daily issued forecast of soaring conditions to support planning and execution of long distance flights. He enjoys checking his own forecasts during cross-country flights.