Right after its first roll-out, the LS8 has become a favoured aircraft with fantastic handling qualities. With the neo-version, its handling could further be optimized, but, first and foremost, the aircraft’s performance has significantly increased. How does that work? Even though the maximum take-off weight including ballast may add up to 525 kg, at that point most standard class sailplanes are no longer nice to fly. Till now! DG’s LS8 neo keeps its excellent manoeuvrability even when fully loaded. In thermals together with much lighter competitors it climbs effortlessly – only to demonstrate its full potential during the glide. Consequently it was a reasonable step to combine the LS8-sc neo with the well proven FES system. We now released more details of this new aircraft on our website: