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Klaus Ohlmann

Klaus Ohlmann

German aviator
Klaus Ohlmann
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Intro German aviator
Is Dentist
From Germany
Type Healthcare
Gender male
Birth 29 June 1952
Age 68 years
Peoplepill ID klaus-ohlmann
Klaus Ohlmann
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Klaus Ohlmann (born 1952 in Neustadt, Germany) is a German glider pilot who has established 36 world records approved by FAI. Among these is the record for a free distance flight with up to 3 turn-points by flying 3,009 km from Chapelco Airport at San Martín de los Andes (Argentina) in a Schempp-Hirth Nimbus 4 DM on 21 January 2003 with his co-pilot Karl Rabeder. He also broke Hans-Werner Grosse's free distance record, which had lasted over 30 years, on 9 January 2003 by a flight of 2,247.6 km in a Schempp-Hirth Nimbus 4 DM at El Calafate in Argentina.
On 1 February 2014, he became the first ever glider pilot to fly over Mount Everest.
He is a member of the Mountain Wave Project of the meteorological section of OSTIV.
Flying in wave conditions are his forte. Klaus lives in southern France, near Serres, where he has a glider center called Quo Vadis, renowned for his guided flights in the area.

Solar-powered pending claim at FAI

Claim number : 16110 Sub-class :CS (Solar-Powered Aeroplane) Type of record : Free out-and-return distance Course/location : _to be advised Performance : 155.8 km Pilot : Klaus OHLMANN (Germany) Aircraft : ICARE 2 Date :22.09.2010 Current record : no record set yet

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