The student will learn the procedures and skills necessary for a takeoff on aerotow. This includes the initial rollout to the beginning of the climb-out.
Here is an illustration of a normal takeoff, a high-definition video running 1:26. No two takeoffs will look exactly alike, but this will give you an idea of the view from the cockpit if you've never seen one: The Takeoff .
When complete, the student will:
Before the glider takes off:
Before the towplane takes off, and after the glider is airborne:
After the towplane is airborne:
Other factors to safe take-off
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