How To Make a Sailplane Tow Release
by Stephane Ruelle
Many modern scale sailplanes use a commercially available tow release that mounts in the center of the nose. In some cases, an under the nose tow line attachment is used and some manufacturers build a tube in block release into their models (ie. Horizon Hobbies Blanik and ASW20 models). Here is a step-by-step way to fabricate such a tow release.