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Old 02-07-2005, 02:45 PM   #1
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For those of you who are active in aerotowing what type of release mechanisms are you using in the nose of your gliders? Home made units? Off the shelf stuff? Would like to know what has been successfully used by others.

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Old 02-07-2005, 03:36 PM   #2
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Aero Tow On this site there is very simple release showing -even thou the guy is using it for towing Banners it can still be installed in the Glider
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Old 02-10-2005, 10:41 PM   #3
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I got the Top-model ones from Icare, they are the most popular on the scale ships, and are available in diff diametres. The simple ones work well too, such as a hole in the fuse bottom(.375") and a pushrod going past it.
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