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Jonker Sailplanes  Newsletter: AUGUST 2016
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JONKER SAILPLANES NEWSLETTER
AUGUST 2016
JS1 Revelation Structural Wing test
VIDEO: EASA WING TEST
JS YouTube channel

JS- Produced with Solar

The JS factory is a model of efficiency with almost all its electrical needs coming from solar power.  On 20 March 2016 the 50.96kWp PV solar system was commissioned.  
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The progress JS1 Selflauncher project is on track with several more moulds completed this month including the elevator moud fin shearwebs instrument panel and binnacles. The jigging for the wing moulds are in final design stages and the fuselage jigging has started.    Follow the progress of this project via the project page link below.
project page
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Send us some great high resolution pictures of a JS1 Revelation and you could win a JS Hamper.
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JS STRUCTURE CHANGES

A few changes have been made in the Company and communication structure.  Our website contact page has been updated with the relevant information:

- AMO Manager: Danie Dahms
- Sales & Marketing: Zelldra Schutte
- Training: Carina van Zyl
- CCF & SPM communication:
  Mariska Nortje & Hazel Roos

We also welcome a new agent to our team, Walter Mirasso.  He will take care of our South American Market. Welcome Walter!
JS new South American Agent: Walter Marisso.
JS AGENTS
JS CONTACTS

 

SEPTEMBER HIGHLIGHTS

- JS launches new website
- Preparations for the SGP 2016 Finals in SA
- Article of JS in Gliding International

Competition results:

2016 Swiss Nationals

Congratulations to Markus von der Crone winning the Open Class of the 2016 Swiss Nationals in his JS1! Results at:
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Competition results:

UK SGP 2016

Congratulations to the winners of the UK SGP 2016! Especially to Andy Davis who ended in second place, in his JS1-C EVO, with 19 points, only 2 points behind Jan Omsels.
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Competition results:

UK SGP 2016

Congratulations to the winners of the UK SGP 2016! Especially to Andy Davis who ended in second place, in his JS1-C EVO, with 19 points, only 2 points behind Jan Omsels.
SGP UK 2016 - 2nd Place Andy Davis - Interview
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Competition results:

Championnat de France

Congratulations to all the winners of the Championnat de France, in the Women's, 18m and Open Class!
Sylvain Gerbaud, in his JS1-C, was the official winner of the Open class with 4080 points, although Pierre De Broque, from Belgium, was the unofficial winner with 4151 points.
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Competition results:

OLC -Keith Essex 2700km

On the 16th of June 2016, Keith Essex took the record for his 2700km flight, recieving 2277.65pts for the flight. He did not had a task for the day and as conditions was great, he completed a 2,674.0 km flight, with a speed of 254.8 km/h in 10:29:40. He took off from Minden-Tahoe, Nevada, in his JS1-C, and as he comments on OLC, "Didn't have a task for the day so it was sluty yo yo's in the wave. It was ridiculously easy," he flew all the way to Inyokern, about 290miles South East of his take off. Keith was ranked first until the 9th of July when Jim Payne took the number one spot. Currently Keith is in the second position on the OLC rankings, with a sum total of 9117.12 points. Congratulations Keith!
Keith's OLC flight details
Congratulations to the following July birthday guys & girls working at the JS factory:
- 2nd:   Allick Jonkers
- 14th:  Curt Maloy
- 17th:  Lillian Sebitso
- 18th:  Hannes Botes
- 22nd: Dephney Baby
- 24th:  Carin van Zyl
- 30th:  Tinus Appelgryn
 
Also congratulations to the following people in the extended JS family:
-  8th:   Mirek Holys
-  11th:  Philippe Rapp
-  14th:  Iwona Holys
-  15th:  Jeroen Verkuijl
-  17th:  Peter Buskens
-  25th:  Michael Maddocks
-  27th:  Krzysztof Trzesniowski
-  31st:  Stefan Altenburger
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