Function and Applications
This apparatus provides defined, constant starting pulses for gliders. It can fix a glider in starting position and release it when trigger device is operated. It can also synchronously start an electronic timer.
Equipment and technical data
- Catapult with cylindrically shaped housing containing helical spring for accelerating a cylinder of ferromagnetic material.
- Triggering by a screw-on release.
- Dimensions (mm): 330 (60) x 110 x 40.
- Mass: 420 g.