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About Wings & Wheels

Sean Franke

Wings & Wheels has been serving the sport aviation and soaring community for more than 20 years.  We have the largest and most comprehensive inventory of sailplane and soaring supplies.  Nearly everything you find here is in stock and can ship the same day.  We are here for aviators, businesses, mechanics and government.  Our goal is to fulfill your order promptly and as conveniently as our resources allow.

Wings & Wheels is proud to be the American representative for HpH Ltd, producer of the finest quality 304 sailplanes.

Our staff has over 8,000 hours of flying experience in gliders and airplanes. Wings & Wheels is staffed by Sean, Garret, Miki, Matt, Alex, and Linda. You will have a friendly voice pick up when you call. Our staff is trained to promptly take your orders and ship your products.

Who is Sean Franke? Sean is a third generation glider pilot who soloed at age 14. He has flown National soaring competitions since 1990, holds eight State and two National soaring records. Sean has finished in the top ten at two World Gliding Championships. He competed in the Club Class World Gliding Championships in Slovakia (2010), Argentina (2012) and Finland (2014).

Who is Garret Willat? Garret comes from a glider family. His parents have owned Sky Sailing Inc. since 1979. He started instructing the day after his 18th birthday. Since then, Garret has represented the US Junior team in 2003 and 2005. He graduated from Embry-Riddle with a bachelor's degree in Professional Aeronautics. Garret represented the US Open Class team in 2008 and 2010. Garret was the first US Club Class National Champion in 2013. He is a contributing writer at AllThingsAero.com.