Archive of the Yahoo! Groups mailing list for the Bug hand-launch glider 2002-2018

From: John Gallagher <gldrgidr@...>
Date: Thursday, August 10, 2006 10:57 AM
Subject: Re: [BugHLG] Re: V tail vs Cruciform one
Ernesto. Yes. The Bug can be launched with a highstart. You just have to make sure that the highstart rubber is the right size for the small Bug. A lot of people have stretched the wingspan of the bug to about 34 inches (87 cm) by adding an extra rib bay on each side of the wing center secion. John Ernesto <ernesto19622002@...> wrote: Thanks Hannes for your answer. You call "Javelin type" to traditional way to throw gliders? May be the BUG launch with Hi-Start? Thanks again --- In BugHLG@yahoogroups.com, "Hannes Jansen van Rensburg" <hannesjvr@...> wrote: > > Hi Ernesto, > > It all depends on how you plan to launch your Bug. If you plan to use side > arm (discus) launch then use the cruciform as it is much better for the > sideways forces during the launch. If javelin type throw is for you then the > V-tail is fine. > > Regards > Hannes > --------------------------------- Stay in the know. Pulse on the new Yahoo.com. Check it out. [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]