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5.J.How is a glider foot-launched for tow?




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This article is from the Hanggliding and Paragliding FAQ, by Joao Geada with numerous contributions by others.

5.J.How is a glider foot-launched for tow?

The tow rope is attached to the glider and pilot so that the
pilot can keep the nose of the glider low on launch. The tow starts
and the pilot runs the glider off of the ground very much like a foot
launch from a slope.

 

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