Compact power for high-altitude launches
- Produces launches of over 500 ft (152 m) in altitude.
- Requires only an 800 ft (244 m) long field.
With a Hi-Start and 800 ft (244 m) of clear launch area, you can send your sailplane rocketing up to 500 ft (152 m) in the air. Easy to lay out and retrieve, Hi-Starts include everything needed for sailplane launches: 100 ft of UV-stabilized surgical tubing, injection-molded reel, parachute, steel stake and tow ring, and nylon tow line. Standard Hi-Start with 7/32" diameter tubing offers strong, steady power for 2-meter sailplanes. Heavy-Duty Hi-Start with 5/16" diameter tubing offers "gorilla" launch power for sailplanes 100" span and up.
GPMP8005 Standard Hi-Start includes 100 ft (30 m) of 7/32 in (6 mm) diameter latex rubber tubing and 350 ft (107 m) of nylon twine
GPMP8010 Heavy Duty Hi-Start includes 100 ft (30 m) of 5/16 in (8 mm) diameter latex rubber tubing and 350 ft (107 m) of nylon twine
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