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About Jon Meis
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Entries by Jon Meis
From my diploma thesis (1996)
In my diploma thesis I examined the logger data of the German Championship in Lüsse. At that time, loggers were still brand new and had just supplanted the barographer and the camera.
On 19.08.2018 I took off for a tourist glider flight . This led me from Jena finally to Regensburg. While I was still digging in the warm air in the Vogtland TopMetSat showed me that it was much better developed south of the border to Bavaria. At the Fichtelgebirge I discovered a great Cumulus line in the satellite image at the northern edge of the Danube valley – nothing but there.
Travelling to the RedBull AirRace in Budapest is a great experience. Especially, if you fly there on your own.
A real option close to Meppen, Emsland, Germany. On 08.07.2018, one day after the successful completion of the Euroglide, I flew from Venlo into the Emsland. North of Meppen, at the old Hüntel power plant, I was able to circumnavigate the world. Along the equator it was the fastest. With the South Pole, however, no […]