International Scientific and Technical Soaring Organisation

New website - transition

The website of OSTIV is still in transition from the old one. Thus in case you miss content your are used to, please have look here:



XXXIII Congress 2017

The XXXIII OSTIV Congress will take place in Benalla, Australia from 8 to 13 January, 2017.

Call for Papers.

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Berblinger Competition 2016 Ulm

The 2016 Berblinger Competition

In 1986 on the 175th anniversary of Albrecht Ludwig Berblinger's (known as the “Tailor of Ulm”) attempt to fly, the city of Ulm organised an international flight competition. The objective was to follow in Berblinger's footsteps, flying over the River Danube at his historic site.

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Prof. Loek Boermans

Lilienthal Gliding Medal for Loek Boermans

During the 2015 IGC plenary meeting Em. Prof. lr. Loek Boermans has been awarded with the Lilienthal Gliding Medal.

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Prof. Dr.-Ing. Rolf Radespiel

New Board of OSTIV

At the Extraordinary OSTIV General Conference in Lausanne, Switzerland, the Active Members of OSTIV unanimously elected the new Board of OSTIV as proposed by the previous Board:

President: Rolf Radespiel
Vice-President: Mark Maughmer
Members: John Ashford, Zafer Aslan, Goetz Bramesfeld, Helmut Fendt, Judah Milgram, Ian Oldaker and Lukas Popelka.

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Last update: 17 Apr 2016