Airstrike F3b Winch
    Light weight, easy to carry.
    Designed specifically for F3B.
    Works just as well launching all types of sailplanes.
    Fully enclosed drum end flanges means no line tangles around shafts etc.
    One piece solid drum casting.
    New - Improved latch knob system.
    Thick and strong drum end flanges to ensure the lateral forces from the line building up on the drum cannot distort or break the flanges.
    KK25 one way bearing will take shock loading with 1500N (over 300lb) line load.
    Outer end bearing housing contains one way bearing and integral latch mechanism.
    125 mm diameter drum flanges to hold 400m of heavy line even when cheek plates are fitted. Fully assembled, ready to use, just add line, battery and drogue chute.
Specifications
    Powder coated winch frame with integral carry handle and peg down points.
    Reconditioned Bosch GF type starter motor from Holden (GM) six cylinder (resistored to 15 milliohms).
    150 Amp continuous rated silver contact solenoid.
    Quick action battery connectors.
    50mm² flexible battery cables.
    Remote foot switch with Canon style 3 pin plug.
    Swiveling, lightweight and tangle free turnaround pulley.
    51 mm drum diameter x 200 mm wide. Optional - you specify drum diameter from 38 mm to 51 mm (A$50 extra)
    Double row internal self aligning ball bearing at outer end.
    The winch is complete and ready to use except for the line, drogue chute and battery.
Price
    Complete winch and turnaround pulley: A$1270 inc GST
    Complete winch (no turnaround): A$1140 inc GST

Australian made Mono filament winch line
Nominal
Diameter
Rated Strength
Newtons
Rated Strength
lbf
1.1mm
560N
125 lbf
1.2mm
670N
150 lbf
1.3mm
780N
175 lbf
1.4mm
890N
200 lbf
1.5mm
1112N
250 lbf
1.6mm
1335N
300 lbf
Specifications
  • Line is supplied on nominal 2.5kg spools.
  • This equates to 2 to 4 full 400m winch lines per spool depending on diameter.
  • Price
  • Price: $A90 per 2.5kg nominal spool.
  • Price is adjusted if spool weight varies more than 10%.
  • Postage: $10 in Australia.
  • Prices include GST


  •   Prices are recommended retail, and subject to change, without notice. Call or email us for specials.