1. Deployment


Loadmaster releases glider and glider rolls out of the cargo compartment. Alternately glider is released from a helicopter sling load.  A static line extends wings and the glider stabilizes in a glide.  

2. Enroute


Logistic Glider flies toward a point of need at up to 180 knots true airspeed.  Glider's flight controller adjusts glider's flight direction and glide path.  Waypoints can be used to navigate hilly terrain. 

3. Landing


Low altitude parachute deployment (less than 200 feet above the ground) ensures glider lands close to intended point.  Glider touches down on its crushable nose.  Alternately, glider can land on its belly and not use parachute.