G 88 series
The Europa G 88 safety release is installed at the centre of gravity of gliders and motor gliders. The release is approved by the German aviation authority (LBA) under TCDS 60.230/2 to the airworthiness regulations for tow releases: for cable loads of up to 14.1 kN, for maximum all-up weight of 900 kg, automatic release at a cable angle of 83°±7°, maximum manual release force is 140 N. The release also conforms to JAR 22 regulations.
G 88 with lever
Standard version, with 4-position release lever.
G 88 without lever
Allows for a special release lever to be fitted by the aircraft manufacturer. The release cable can also be attached directly to one of the segment holes.
For the cramped conditions in some gliders: the segment is shortened by three holes and the segment bolt is extended for fitting a special release lever at the side of the release body.