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 glider stabilizes in a glide.
Logistic Glider flies toward a point of need at 105 to 135 knots calibrated airspeed. Glider's flight controller adjusts glider's flight direction and glide path. Waypoints can be used to navigate hilly terrain.
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.