Lectures at University

Between 1998 and 2018, Dr. Reiner Kickert has been providing the „Fiber Reinforced Structures“ lecture during the summer semester at the Institute of Aircraft Design and Lightweight Structures (IFL) at Braunschweig Technical University.


Management of Leichtwerk

Management board of Leichtwerk AG.

Leichtwerk Research

Through Leichtwerk Research GmbH, Leichtwerk AG is involved in research projects with private and University partners in the fields of:

  • Aerodynamic and flight dynamic
  • Automatik flight controls
  • In-flights loads measurement/alleviations
  • In-flight system parameter identifications
  • Ground Control Station and Flight Guidance of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems
  • Novel structure technologies
  • Electric propulsion systems
Founded: 2018
Main focus: Research projects
Located: Braunschweig, Germany


Acquired in 2018 by Leichtwerk AG, the SFL GmbH extends the company capabilities (even) further into the:

  • Solar powered ultra lightweight aircraft
  • General aviation aircraft design
  • Drones and systems design
  • Unmanned aircraft flight test

For futher information please visit the SFL GmbH website.

Founded: 1995
Located: Stuttgart, Germany
Main focus: Remotely piloted aircraft systems