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Speaker Session - Ulrich (Uli) Neumann


Convention Center Room 202A Thursday, February 18, 2022 9:00 am - 9:45 am

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Ulrich (Uli) Neumann

TOPIC: “Building & Operating a Winch: What I Would Do Differently if I Did It Over Again”

Uli Neumann is a mechanical engineer working in the field of wind energy. He began flying gliders in 1974 in Germany and did most of his training by winch launch. He became a winch operator in 1976. Uli is responsible for redesigning the drive-train as well as many of the sub-systems on the Carolina Soaring Association winch, which may be displayed at the convention.