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Old 11-13-2017, 02:18 PM   #1
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Hi Guys:
Does anyone has ever tow aerial banners with a Steen Skybolt?

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Old 11-13-2017, 02:31 PM   #2
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Check your operations limitations, i think it is prohibited.

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I think you could, but not for commerce per the Op Limits as Dennis mentioned.

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Old 11-13-2017, 06:42 PM   #5
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A bit fast. I used to tow in the Super Cub at 60-70 mph, 80 if the banner was short and I was in a hurry. But a lot of operators tow at 45 mph.

Would be good for glider towing though, especially the glass ships. The drag would be great in the descent as would the half roll and pull through after release!

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I have a few hundred hours towing in a 450hp Stearman. I canít imaging doing it in something as small and unstable as a Skybolt.

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