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Our Mission:

Promote soaring, serve sailplane users, and provide new equipment.

Since 1988, Blanik America has been committed to promoting soaring through providing customers with the best quality glider purchase packages, in addition to proven service supplying spare parts to Blanik glider owners. Blanik America has delivered over two hundred gliders and trailers to satisfied customers in the U.S., Canada, and other parts of the world.


Blanik America, Inc. is

  • the exclusive distributor of LET sailplanes in the U.S.A., Canada, and Mexico,

  • and the sole U.S. importer of Sportinë Aviacija's high performance sailplanes

 Blanik America is also an authorized dealer for the Aerotechnik Vivat motorgliders, Becker radios, a distributor of enclosed LAK and Cobra glider trailers, and parts supplier for all Blanik and LAK products.

What do we do?

  • We promote soaring through publishing a Newsletter, organizing Blanik Fun Meets, giving lectures at soaring conventions, and exhibiting new aircraft. Through education we help Blanik users extend the service life of their gliders.
  • We sell new gliders, oversee their finishing at the factory, manage financial transfers, perform pre-shipment inspections, and arrange export crating and packaging. We order, pay, and coordinate all overseas shipping, insurance, customs, and delivery to customers.
  • We process FAA registration and coordinate airworthiness certification, supervise assembly and advise on the proper operation of the gliders.
  • We perform after-sale warranty servicing, maintain factory bulletin update reporting, stock and ship original replacement parts, manuals, and accessories, and communicate with the overseas factory in their native language.
  • We actively participate in the sport of soaring.

Associations

We are a business member of the Soaring Society of America, the Soaring Association of Canada, a member of the Seattle Glider Council, and a member of the Cascade Soaring Society.

Endorsements

"I am proud of all you have done for soaring in America. Carry on with your good work." George Applebay

"Please pass along our appreciation to your Blanik and LET employees for the support over the past year, we couldn't have kept the TG-10 fleet flying without their help." Gene Sorrell, USAF Academy/E-9 Program Manager

"I commend you and the LZ staff's exemplary performance in support of the Aeronautical System Center's Training Aircraft Systems Group and the United States Air Force Academy Glider Replacement Program. It was a great pleasure in dealing with such cooperative professionals." Ronald G. Joseph, Colonel, USAF

"We have been pleased with our new ships [L23s] and, most especially, with the service you have provided us." Tony Wiederkehr, President, The Boeing Employees' Soaring Club, Washington

"Thank you for providing excellent service (as usual) for our Blanik. It has always been a pleasure dealing with you."
Steve McLaughlin, Penn State Soaring Club

"We really enjoy flying [L23] with the wing tip extensions installed. The performance matches the Grob 103." Ross N. Stevens, Jr., Brandywine Soaring Association, Pennsylvania

"Our Blanik started flying this labor day weekend and is already a success. I don't think it would have been possible without your precious help. " Carole King, Association de vol a voile Champlain, Quebec

"I would like to thank you for your efforts in making the purchase of our new glider go as smoothly as it did. You can put our club on your list of satisfied customers." David Cole, BLUE RIDGE SOARING SOCIETY, Virginia

"Thanks for rapid service." Aéroclub des Outardes, Québec

"Thanks so much for your fast response re our needs. " Lance Nuckolls, SKY SOARING, INC. Illinois

"It is efforts like yours ... that are vital for expanding our sport." Ed Byars, Chairman of the Board of Directors, SOARING SOCIETY OF AMERICA, INC.

"Thank you very much for the quick reply! Wonderful service!" Terry Kramer, L33 Solo owner.

People you talk to

Blanik America's owner, Vitek Siroky, is a lifelong glider pilot, CFIG, FAI Diamond Badge holder, who has been flying Blaniks since the age of fourteen and understands your needs and concerns.


Contact Information

Telephone
1+(509) 884-8305
E-mail
Sales and Technical Information: blanikam@nwi.net
FAX
1+(509) 884-9198
Hours of operation
Monday-Friday 9 am - 3 pm U.S. Pacific Time
Postal address
BLANIK AMERICA, INC.
P.O. Box 1124, Wenatchee WA 98807-1124, U.S.A.

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