EASTERN SAILPLANE CRS E3NR568J, is the only certified repair facility that was a sailplane importer. This is a significant advantage over other repair facilities!
We also benefit from our constant dealings with Schleicher. John was in contact almost daily with Schleicher regarding many issues. This makes it easy to get real factory support and advice for all repairs. John probably got an opinion from Waibel once per week on something or other.
For example -- How strong should your battery mount be? As per latest JAR-22 specs the mounting system should be able to withstand 15G. The ASW-24 and 27 are designed to withstand 25G's. How good is your battery installation?