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Tilo Holighaus and Axel Lange together in the cockpit during the maiden flight of the ArcusE.

High performance two-seater aircraft

The Arcus is a two-seat high performance glider with 20m wingspan and flaps. Developer and manufacturer of this glider is the company Schempp-Hirth Flugzeugbau GmbH. As part of a cooperation between Lange Aviation and Schempp-Hirth Flugzeugbau, Lange Aviation is equipping a self-launching variant of the Arcus with an electric drive. The designation of this variant is Arcus E. The drive system of the Arcus E is based on the proven drive of the Antares 20E.