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Welcome to Skylaunch

The world’s leading glider and sailplane winch manufacturer 

Skylaunch Winches

Skylaunch manufactures a range of glider winches, cable retrieve winches and special purpose winches and equipment. We also carry out refurbishments and upgrades to any make of winch and can supply a wide range of parts and accessories for club builds, refurbishments and repairs for all types of winch.

Manufacturing and re-engineering winches since 1991, we’ve supplied more than 200 winches to civilian and military customers in over 45 countries worldwide.

World experts in winches

Our clients

Servicing and training

Offering on-site servicing, repairs, upgrades and improvements to all winches including machines from other manufacturers.

We also train winch drivers, based on many years of professional winch driving experience totaling half a million launches.

Skylaunch servicing

About us

Skylaunch is a manufacturer of glider and sailplane winching systems with an exceptional service and support record. We also make a huge range of special purpose winches and equipment. Since 1991, we’ve supplied more than 200 winches to military and civilian customers in over 45 countries.

What our clients say

Skylaunch Aerochute Hessian 2

Browse and order through our online catalogue of parts and equipment for winches. We always have a large quantity and range of service parts, spares and cables and components on the shelf ready for immediate dispatch.

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Skylaunch visits and events

SKYLAUNCH EXIBITS AT AERO 2024 Many thanks to all those who took the time to visit our stand at this year’s AERO show in Fredrichshafen, Germany. As we often find

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