Youtube video Series from Michael, RU and Ozzie pilot explaining why using the mouth release is a good idea to improve your safety while towing.
HG mouth release, part I – what a mouth release is for:
This is the intro to the hang gliding mouth release series. It shows different situations where such a release is used from a normal to not-so-normal towings, and compares it to the barrel release (pro tow) system.
HG mouth release, part II – design and in-built safety measures
– Amount of Muscle you need to have on your Jaws (hint: not much)
– How safe your teeth are in case the rope snaps while you’re still holding the mouth piece
– Manual opening in case it’s stuck
HG mouth release, part III – attaching the release
Here we see how to attach a mouth release to the harness, a few ways are covered, all are FOR THE AERO TOWING ONLY.
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