Winch launch, Tow launch, - RC Groups
Shop our Airplanes Products Drone Products Sales
Thread Tools
Jul 07, 2005, 11:31 AM
Registered User

Winch launch, Tow launch,

Ok, I'm new to gliders and I am looking at getting a Fox 1.3 meter sailplane from hobby-lobby. I say that it can be launched ussing another airplane. But I do not own another airplane, only a heli and that would not work, so I was wondering if it would be possible to maybee set up a winch launch, with a BIG electric motor I have, or maybee a tow launch ussing an rc truck.
Thank you!
Sign up now
to remove ads between posts
Jul 07, 2005, 12:01 PM
The Detritus of Rcgroups
rdwoebke's Avatar
I think that model would lift the RC truck off the ground....

If you are new to gliders, I might suggest aquiring a high start. Where are you located? There might be a club near by and you could use thier launching equipment.


Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Category Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Winch launch of scale sailplane yflint Scale Sailplanes 23 Dec 26, 2004 10:58 AM
WTP high performance thermal ship (4 winch launch) rojoyinc Aircraft - Sailplanes (FS/W) 12 Oct 12, 2004 10:33 PM
Anyone have links to winch launch videos thesnapper Thermal 4 Sep 02, 2004 11:13 AM
SuperHawk (Hobie Hawk) winch launch at Poway RES CactusJackSlade Thermal 6 May 06, 2004 03:24 AM
Winch launch glider: 1, E-Starter:0 Ranfred Radius Parkflyers 2 Mar 17, 2004 02:08 PM