For my limited experience I've used a line about 20m long, made from 150lb
monofilament fishing line. I tow with a 1/4 scale Aeronca Champ with Zenoah
45... the biggest plane I've towed weighed about 9-10lb. Just be sure you
tie a large brightly coloured rag to the line, just in case both pilots
release about 1/4 mile out... Been there, done that, never did find it...
On Sat, 10 Jan 2004 23:43:21 -0000, "Philip Rawson"
I'm towing with a 25 m braided nylon line, red/white marker tape.
The marker tape is just a reference in the air.
A lost line is almost always lost. ...
Tow plane is 1/4 Balsausa cub with ZDZ 40.
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It's from the 35% Bellanca I'm building, engine is ZDZ 160.
Some other building pictures is towards the end of this thread:
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