Become the HL Pro!
Our new 2 DVD Handlaunch Pro Clinic
instructional series concentrates on the latest developments in Discus/SAL
handlaunch techniques. You will learn basic as well as advanced skills for
discus style throwing as well as valuable building tips and plane tuning
secrets. This video is perfect for all pilot skill levels from beginner to
expert. Even if you don't yet fly HLG, you will find the tips offered apply to
all types of R/C soaring.
On Disk 1, HLG expert Paul Naton
shows you how to prepare an advanced composite glider for flight and shows you
how to set up your radio and do final balancing and tuning. This section is
filled with lots of pro level tips and advice on building and optimizing your
HLG for best performance. Paul also covers radio, receiver, servo, and battery
choices and a whole lot more.
On Disk 2 Paul takes you out to the
flying field for and extensive clinic on launching, tuning and flying
techniques. Subjects include an extensive throwing tutorial sure to help you
improve your launch height, tips for setting up presets and center of gravity,
and a review of common mistakes. You will then join Paul for a flying session
where he describes flying techniques and you will watch him catch thermals using
thermal indicating poles. Cool stuff.
You will also see champs like Joe Wurts,
Oleg Golovidov, Phil Pearson, and Phil Barnes flying at the International HLG
Festival in San Diego. Phil Pearson shows off the latest Encore prototype which
is one of the most advanced HLGs ever designed. National champion Bruce Davidson
shares his thoughts on launch and set up technique, and Joe shows you the latest
in transmitter technology. HLG and aerodynamic guru Mark Drela shows off his
Super Gee 2 glider and talks about the development of the break-through AG
series of handlaunch airfoils.
You will also see the best throwers in the
US get 150 foot launches in super slow motion with narrated analysis by Paul
Naton. This section will surely help you improve your technique. No other film
set has offered so much useful information on HLG soaring.
What You Get:
Our region free DVDs are produced from
the digital master onto high quality DVD-R media and includes a standard DVD
case and color art work.
Handlaunch expert Paul Naton takes you through basic building, preparation, and
tuning techniques to help you prepare a composite discus launch glider for high
Join Paul as he takes you the field teaching you basic and advanced launching,
tuning, and flying skills.
On camera interviews with experts Joe Wurts, Phil Pearson, Mark Drela, and Bruce
Davidson. Filmed at the prestigious International HLG festival in 2003. Watch
the best DHLG throwers in super slow motion with narrated analysis reviewing the
different launch styles.
Enjoy a photo tour of the latest designs and a short feature on the history of
the development of Discus/SAL launching.
Total Run Time: 3h: 50+