Fields of competence

Leichtwerk AG develops technologies and products for lightweight structures. The focus lies in aircraft design, wind turbines, high-speed trains, automobile and research facilities. Furthermore, the company develops test parts with predefined structural properties, like wind tunnel models with elastic properties, or test parts for investigating component properties and optimizing production processes.

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Leichtwerk AG develops technologies and products for lightweight structures. The focus lies in aircraft design, wind turbines, high-speed trains, automobile and research facilities. Furthermore, the company develops test parts with predefined structural properties, like wind tunnel models with elastic properties, or test parts for investigating component properties and optimizing production processes.

GeschichteEstablishment, development of eta

Leichtwerk AG, as it exists today, has its origins in the the freelance career of Dr. Reiner Kickert. At the beginning of 1996, the Bürogemeinschaft Flugtechnik & Leichtbau (aeronautics and lightweight construction associates) was founded on the premises of the former Tannenberg Barracks at Braunschweig Airport. In the rooms shared with Hans-Ludwig Meyer, former head of the aeronautics division at DLR Braunschweig, Dr. Kickert devoted himself to the development of the world's largest glider, "eta".

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ForschungsflughafenBraunschweig

Braunschweig Research Airport provides the ideal environment for Leichtwerk AG's scientific and technical work..

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