Tim Traver from F3XVault.
com grips his Spektrum
DX18 in the left hand
and his Snipe in the
right, and steps into his
The International Hand Launch Glider Festival (IHLGF) hosted by the Torrey Pines Gulls RC Soaring Society of San Diego has a history that relates to the formation of
FAI F3K: discus-launched gliders.
The IHLGF started in 1992 as a result of burgeoning
interest in Southern California in AMA Class ARC gliders (60-
inch wingspan or less) that were available in the 1980s. Several
club contests in Riverside and Poway, California, led to the
concept for a larger regional event. This competition was the
by Gary Fogel
HLG 1 Model Aviation APRIL 2015 www.ModelAviation.com