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5.U.What if the pilot is in a lockout or other trouble situation and the release fails?




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

5.U.What if the pilot is in a lockout or other trouble situation and the release fails?

A pilot should fly with a hook knife. The winch operator or
observer, if there is one, should also have a hook knife to cut the
towline in an emergency.

 

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