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Old 03-14-2010, 09:54 PM   #1
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Just finished restoring an old Goldberg Sophisticated Lady that was given to me years ago. I've always wanted to try glider towing. I made a tow cable release for the nose of the glider and one for the rear spar of my 1/4 Cub. My internet research revealed that towing a polyhedral wing glider without ailerons is risky. Should the glider pilot concentrate on keeping the wings level during climb or is there a better way to pull this off?
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