Great Planes Dynaflite Heavy-Duty Hi-Start

Tower Stock# LXYXK5  •  Manufacturer Stock# GPMP8010
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Notes from our tech department:
This is the Heavy Duty HI-START Launching Device by Dynaflite.
Requiring an 800 ft clear launch area, this hi-start can launch
sailplanes with 100" (2.5m) wingspans and greater over 500ft in altitude.


UV stabilized surgical latex rubber tubing holds elasticity longer
for more consistent launches
Injected-molded reel provides easy winding and storage
Strong, highly-visible parachute allows for easy down wind recovery
Steel tow ring for safe launching
Produces launches for over 500ft (152m) in altitude while requiring
only an 800ft (243m) long field


One 100ft Surgical Tubing
One 1x1/2" Wooden Dowel (Reel Handle)
One #6x1/2 Phillips Sheet Metal Screw (to secure handle to reel)
One Nylon Parachute
One 350ft (107m) Spool of Nylon Twine
One Plastic Reel
One 8" Steel Stake
Three Metal Rings
One Instruction Sheet


Tubing Inside Diameter: 3/16"
Tubing Wall Thickness: 1/16"
Tubing Outside Diameter: 5/16"
Tubing Length: 100 feet
Required Launching Area: 800 feet
Altitude Produced: 500 feet


Assembly of the Hi-Start.


If there is not at least 800ft of space for launching, suggest
GPMP8020 UP-START which only requires 300ft of space.

mgc 8-27-98
updt jxs 6/10/09

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