Originally Posted by leebee1965
I think I might take my retracts out and go with a bungee launch. We have a sealed strip, but itís always cross wind, our grass strip is better, but I donít know if I would get it off the ground before the fence! The recommended hook location is 600mm from the nose, but Iím not sure just gluing a ply plate to it is going to hang on with 11kg of tension. Has anyone done this yet?
I have found that the Mirage takes to the air a lot sooner on grass than on a sealed strip. Think the reason is that it is not even and if you get a little bump to get the positive AOA it takes to the air. Just make sure that the retracts and oleos can handle the grass.