Learning to Surface Tow & Aerotow Hang Gliders, Paragliders & Ultralight Sailplanes
This book is for hang glider, paraglider and ultralight sailplane pilots who want to launch via towing, or for ultralight pilots who wish to aerotow hang gliders. Towing Aloft includes information on: towing equipment, towing set-ups, payout winches, stationary winches, static line towing, aerotowing, boat towing, towing checklists, safety requirements, operating tow systems, launching, climbing, releasing on tow, flying tugs, maximizing tows, towing and airport operations, emergency procedures ... and much more! As with all of Pagen’s books, this is a comprehensive, evergreen reference on the topic.
11" x 8.5" paperback, 374pp 1998 ed.