Tandem Aerotowing Photo Page       

Cloud 9 Field, Webberville, Michigan

 

Lisa Ready to Tow You Up

Tracy With a Student Almost Ready

 

Tandem Glider and Towplane

Hooked up and Ready to Roll

 

Rolling on the Ground with Tension on Rope

Glider Lift-off & Tug Still on Ground

 

Glider Flying Level with

Tug Just Lifting Off

Initial Tow Position with

Tug Wheels on the Horizon

 

Normal Tow Position, Tug Wheels

Slightly Above the Horizon

(about 1/4 to 1/3 wingspan above the horizon

Entering Right Turn

 

Continue Right Turn

Straight Flight on Tow

 

Left Turn on Tow

Highest Tow Position, Tug Wing on the Horizon

 

Lowest Towing Position, Tug High Over the Horizon - about a wingspan over the horizon

Straight Flight, Glider "Crossing the Plane" to Left Towing Limit

 

Straight Flight, Glider "Crossing the Plane" to Right Towing Limit

Moment of Glider Releasing the Rope at end of Tow at 2500 feet agl

 

After Rope Release Glider Turns Right and Tug Turns Left

 

Landing After a Sweet Lesson

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