Safety Notice

Tow Release mechanisms
19 August 2021

Tow release Easy Quick DHV 06-0043-15, Easy Quick T DHV 06-0044-17, Easy Quick T2 DHV 06-0046-21

Possible blocking of the release by steel ring on the leader rope

It has been reported that a steel ring of the leader rope slipped over the tensioning sleeve (release device of the towing pawl) during the towing and launching process. (release device of the towing pawl) and then blocked it. Due to the pull during the towing process the pilot could not pull the tensioning sleeve backwards, the release was blocked.

This safety notice is in German.  It does have images that may help your understanding of the issue while you find someone to translate.  We are on a mission to find an english version.