Get ready for spring – glider ground handling

As the spring gets enticingly closer, it’s a reminder that our gliders and equipment need to be checked, maintained and ready to go.

Every year we see glider ground towing equipment failures or towing driver errors that result in expensively broken gliders that take a long time to repair. It’s important to inspect and maintain towing equipment and to take great care when towing and handling gliders on the ground.

There’s some useful ground handling guidance here.