aerotow

aerotow

To tow a glider or other aircraft through the air.
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In the United States, the most common way to tow a glider is an aerotow, in which the glider is towed into the sky with a 200-foot-long rope hooked to the back of an engine-powered plane.
In the United States, the most common way to tow a glider is an aerotow, in which the gilder is towed into the sky with a 200-foot-long rope hooked to the back of an engine-powered plane.
ELECTRIC WHARF and Mercia FM, headline partners of the Electric Tent at this years PSA Peugeot Citroen Godiva Festival, have joined forces with CVOne and the Coventry Telegraph to offer readers the chance to win the latest Aerotow Gliding Flight.
It gives pupils as much time in the air as possible, using a mix of winch and aerotow launches.