Siebel Flugzeugwerke Halle
Wilhelm Siebel 1891 - 1954
Born in Broich. Joined the Fliegerbattaillon 1 1914 for pilottraining.Became TO at Kampfgeschwader 1. Took part in development of Friedrichhafens Giants.For a short period after the war he worked for the DVL. He started his own company in 1919, trading machinery, engines and tools all over Europe. Siebel was also one of the fathers of the Rhön-Rossiten-Gesellschaft for promoting gliding. He also took part in the Deutshlandflug in 1925, ended on third place. For the prize money he joinde Klemm and founded the Leichtflugzeugbau Klemm GmbH in Böblingen. He took part in several of the Europarundflug from 1928. Because of his wide knowledge of sport flying he was used in the RVM (Reichsverkehrsministerium.
In 1939 he talked of the importance of peace , this got the eyes of the Gestapo on him., he also warned of the huge potential in USA. During the war he became Major in der Reserve, developed the Siebel fähre for the Unternehmen Seelöwe. In 1945 he was captured by the englishmen, after release he started a new company in 1948 (Luftfahrttechnik GmbH) selling foreign built sportplanes and airliners. In 1952 together with ATG the Siebelwerke-ATG GmbH (SIAT) was founded. He died in 1954.
First workshop after rebuilt
PR for the Klemm company in Halle
Chefkonstukteur Franz Fecher
Financial Manager Dr.
Hangar at the airfield