Spare parts and engines
SOLO® develops and manufactures aircraft engines for motorized gliders since 1963.
In 1998 the water-cooled engine 2625 was certified in two versions. This engine is installed in the self-launching sailplanes of the companies Schempp Hirth, DG Flugzeugbau, Binder, LAK and HPH. The newest development is the injected 262502i. Today the majority of the motorized sailplanes are using SOLO® engines.
Schempp-Hirth is a leading manufacturer of high-performance gliders with more than 80 years of experience.
The airplanes are mainly built manually in skilled craftsmanship and are increasingly equipped with innovative engine systems that can help to span areas of bad thermal conditions or even allow to launch the glider without the need of a tow-plane.