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More Ways NOT to Move Your Glider

More Ways NOT to Move Your Glider

Reader-submitted golf cart towing suggestions: Carry a Fire extinguisher to help prevent the photo from last week. Most golf carts are not designed for the abuse we give them running around an airport. The plastic pieces or tall grass might–or one reader...
The Ever Dangerous Golf Cart Tow

The Ever Dangerous Golf Cart Tow

It was brought to my attention that even more difficult than the aero-tow is towing the glider back with a golf cart. Following are my “golf cart tips for dummies” that might seem obvious, but are based on mistakes that have all been done before. Make sure...
Sailplane Ground Handling Mishaps

Sailplane Ground Handling Mishaps

I fought the light and the light won… Fine, don’t sing it with me, just sit there and cringe, it’s understandable. With open class gliders it is common to see a wing wheel on each wing. This really helps when you have to make a turn with strong wind...