Comprehensive revision

In preparation of the 2017 season, Äxel ist currently going through intensive maintenance and “housekeeping”. Whatever might be found as due for repair or overhaul will be conducted immediately. For this reason, we are handing over our plane for around 10 weeks. Amongst other activities, propeller and propeller governor are going through complete overhaul, so […]

Avionics Updated

After a comprehensive avionics upgrade in 2015 (Garmin GTN650, GTN750, GTX33ES), we have installed finally also a FLARM. With these investments we want to account for our safety aspirations. The FLARM, supported by the ground station of the FSZ Haßfurt e.V., safeguards skydiving operation at Haßfurt airfield. Inbound traffic will be warned reliably of dropping […]

The Name

When we bought D-FOLE, the deal was managed by an US-american broker. He used to pronounce the registration as “Foley”. Which we immediately associated with Axel Foley of “Beverly Hills Cop”. The roll-out on our first day of operations was then accompanied by “Axel’s Theme”, played in the skydivers´hangar.