Thread: New Product E-Flite UMX ASK-21 glider
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Old Feb 01, 2012, 03:00 PM
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Originally Posted by PeteSchug View Post
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.
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