IMI Towbar

With the IMI towbar light you can transport the glider by car.
The towbar can be used for gliders up to a weight of +- 525kg.
For gliders above this weight, see the heavy towbars.

The towbar is connected to the taildolly by two hooks and carries the tail of the glider in the air for the tailwheel or tail skid.
The tail wheel or tailskid holds in a steel holder with adjustable position and height.
Installation is very easy and safe.

The Tow bar is made mainly of anodized hardened aluminium, the weight is only 5,5 Kg. Its design enables to fold it to small dimensions when not in use.

Comes together with a new wider axle for the tail dolly.

Length extended:152 cm
Length folded: 90 cm
Distance axle - tail wheel min.: 36 cm
Distance axle - tail wheel max.: 60 cm
Weight: 5,5 kg


The IMI Gliding towbar heavy is a bar who enable's you to transport your glider behind the car.
IMI Gliding towbar heavy is advised for all Gliders with a MTOW of more than 525kg.
The system intended for heavy gliders doesn´t carry the tail of the glider in the air, it only pulls/pushes and steers the direction, the glider rides on the tail dolly.
The towing bar connects to the taildolly by robust steel tube hinge with closing lock. To mount/dismount the towing bar, simply revolve it up to the angle of 45° and pull out from the tail dolly hinge.

The towing bar is telescopic and can be shortened for transport very quickly and easily. Simply push the lock button and push together. It is mainly made of anodised aluminium, the highly stressed parts are made of zinc-galvanised steel.
The bennefit of this concept is the construction which is verry strong and light weight aswell.

Length extended 160cm. (Length folded: 110cm)
Length extended 180cm. (Length folded: 120cm)
Length extended 205cm. (Length folded: 132cm)

Weight: 7-8kg
Weight with taillift: 8-9kg

The towbar XXL is ideal for the combination of very heavy tailed gliders as selflaucher open class and rough surface of the airfield.

The Tow bar XXL doesn´t stress the tail dolly so much as other types of tow bars, but takes more space in a car or trailer while not in use.
It is delivered with the Tail liftingadapter.

Length extended: 205cm
Length folded: 135cm
Weight with tail lifting adaptor: 12Kg
Wheel diameter: 27cm

€ 269,00 € 222,31