Category Archives: Glider flying

Auto-towing a Glider

Launching a glider is normally accomplished through one of three methods: Aero-tow, Winch-tow, or Auto-tow.  I’ve done all three, and all three have distinct advantages and disadvantages.  I chose to launch at Casey Aviation via the Auto-tow method for several … Continue reading

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The first Auto-tow of a glider at KJSO…

The Schwiezer glider has arrived and anticipation mounted as everyone at KJSO wondered how the auto-tow method of launching a glider was going to work.  I was hopeful it would work, but was just not sure.  I’d done the research … Continue reading

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The glider has arrived!

I love all sorts of flying and fell in love with glider flying during my yearly military reserve travels to Hawaii.  I discovered that flying a glider has many positive habit transfers and applications to other types of flying, and … Continue reading

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