FreeX GmbH will no longer carry out or sanction 2 year checks on gliders with Eulit lines.
Gliders produced before 2004 which used Eulit lines are subject to the following report.
a quality issue in 2000 with Eulit lines, FreeX Air sport GmbH started
legal battles against Eulit, the producer of lines.
Where does this leave owners of gliders with Eulit lines?
and Austria it is required by the governing body that all gliders must
have an air worthy check every 2 years. Part of the check is to replace
a set amount of lines, breaking the old ones to test the ageing and breaking
strain. The replacement of lines must be the same type that the glider
was initially tested with and if any other is used would place the glider
outside the cover of guarantee or indeed insurance from the DHV. If alternative
lines are used then ALL lines must be replaced with the same manufacturer
and line type. (See sub 1). (Absolutely no mixing of lines from
Guarantee from FreeX Air Sports GmbH.
Unfortunately, FreeX Air Sports GmbH went into liquidation at the end of 2003, which means that guarantees can no longer be honoured. In May 2004 the name FreeX was taken over and became FreeX GmbH. This company is a completely new set-up with a totally different direction and team, however on the morel side we will do our up most to help out as much as possible. At the end of the day we want to ensure safety above all, therefore we have the following solutions:
FreeX take no responsibility for FreeX Air Sports gliders with Eulit lines, we cannot carry out checks on gliders with Eulit lines. We will however offer a trade in of your old FreeX Air Sports glider under the following conditions:
1. Your glider
must be currently certified. (Currently in use).
For further information please call our main office.
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