Among these is the record for a free distance flight with up to 3 turn-points by flying 3,009 km from Chapelco Airport at San Martín de los Andes (Argentina) in a Schempp-Hirth Nimbus 4 Doctor of Medicine on 21 January 2003 with his co-pilot Karl Rabeder. He also broke Hans-Werner Grosse"s free distance record, which had lasted over 30 years, on 9 January 2003 by a flight of 2,247.6 km in a Schempp-Hirth Nimbus 4 Doctor of Medicine at El Calafate in Argentina. On 1 February 2014, he became the first ever glider pilot to fly over Mount Everest.
Flying in wave conditions are his forte.
Klaus lives in southern France, near Serres, where he has a glider center called Quo Vadis, renowned for his guided flights in the area. Claim number: 16110 Sub-class:CS (Solar-Powered Aeroplane) Type of record: Free out-and-return distance Course/location: _to be advised Performance: 155.8 km Pilot: Klaus OHLMANN (Germany) Aircraft: ICARE 2 Date:22.09.2010 Current record: no record set yet.