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5.K.How long are the towlines used for tow?




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

5.K.How long are the towlines used for tow?

A static line tow generally uses a line from 1000 to 2000 ft
long. A payout winch may have up to 6000 ft of rope on it but more
generally will have about 3000 ft. on it. A stationary winch will have
anywhere from 2000 ft. to 5000 ft. or more of rope on it.

 

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