DG Flugzeugbau

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DG Flugzeugbau GmbH is a manufacturer of sailplanes and other composite parts based in Bruchsal near Karlsruhe, Germany.[1]


The business was founded in 1973 by Gerhard Glaser and Wilhelm Dirks as Glaser-Dirks Flugzeugbau GmbH.[1]

In 2018 the company received an order to build "a large number" of the Volocopter 2X design under contract to Volocopter.[2]


No longer in production[edit]

The Glaser-Dirks company produced the following gliders:

  • DG-100 (Standard Class)
  • DG-200 (15 metre Class)
  • DG-300 (Standard Class)
  • DG-400 (Self-launching motor glider)
  • DG-500 (Two seater)
  • DG-600 (15 metre and 18 meter Class)
  • LS10 (15 metre and 18 metre Class)

Current gliders in production[edit]

DG Flugzeugbau currently produces:


  1. ^ a b "DG Flugzeugbau". Retrieved 5 September 2017.
  2. ^ "Volocopter Starts Serial Production". AVweb. Retrieved 18 April 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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