Airborn Signals

 

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Right Turn Signal
Maneuver your glider to the left of the tow plane and gently pull the tow plane's tail to the left, moving his nose to the right.
Right turn signal.

Left Turn Signal
Maneuver your glider to the right of the tow plane and gently pull the tow plane's tail to the right, moving his nose to the left.
Left turn signal.

Increase Speed Signal
From directly behind the tow plane, rock your wings.
Increase speed signal.
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Decrease Speed Signal
From directly behind the tow plane, fishtail the glider.
Decrease speed signal.
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Immediate Release
When the tow plane rocks his wings, an immediate release is mandatory.
Immediate release.
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Glider Can Not Release
The glider moves out to the left, so the tow pilot can see him/her rock the wings.
Glider can not release.
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Tow Plane Can Not Release
An obvious yawing movement by the tow plane indicates the tow plane can not release.
Tow Plane can not release.
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Warning - Glider Problem or Spoilers Out (Airborne)
This airborne signal indicates a problem with the glider such as spoilers out. When you see it, immediately check your spoilers or look for a problem with your glider.
Warning - glider Problem or Spoilers Out
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