Originally Posted by PeteSchug
Hi-start is part elastic with a long cord attached. It's not a bungee launch.
The cord is four or five times the length of the rubber, which is not as strong as you would use for a bungee launch. The effect is that the rubber acts like someone running with a kite string and the glider goes up like a kite.
Very nice simple way to get a reasonable height without much effort.
Yes, I loved flying a Gentle Lady this way. This little beauty should be lots of fun with a hi-start. At least it will hold me off temporarily
from having to commit to getting the beautiful looking little Cub, too.