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GTOW

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Category: ICAO ADREP ICAO ADREP
Content source: ICAO ICAO
Content control: EUROCONTROL EUROCONTROL

Definition

GTOW: Glider towing related events - Premature release, inadvertent release or non-release during towing, entangling with towing, cable, loss of control, or impact into towing aircraft / winch.

Usage Notes

  • Applicable both to aircraft under tow by winch or by another aircraft or to aircraft executing towing.
  • To be used in events only after reaching airborne phase.
  • Includes loss of control because of entering the towing aircraft wake turbulence and events where of airspeed is out of limits during tow.