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Old 08-31-2016, 03:57 PM   #1
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I have seen a Hi-start system for doing low altitude launches for working on one's landings. I would like, if possible, to make my own system and am looking for information on how the system is setup, material, length of components, etc..

Any input would be appreciated.
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Old 09-01-2016, 06:20 AM   #2
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Re: Landing Training Launch System

Check out the Skybench website, he offers just what you are looking for.
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What do you have in mind? Using a high start with an electrical sailplane?
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Fabien,

No I am hoping to work on my landing skills with a straight glider but would prefer a lower launch so I can get in a more landings.

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Another possibility is to use a winch but put the turnaround pulley closer. I am not sure if this would work but may be worth a try. Any thoughts?
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Shorter hi start is easier than lugging a winch around for practice.

Use 50 feet of rubber, then another 50-80 feet of line. Try Hobby king for their rubber, or guys have used Theraband rubber as well. I just use latex surgical rubber tubing in my hi start.

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