Hang gliding
Hang gliding is an air sport in which a pilot flies a light and non-motorized foot-launch aircraft called a hang glider. Most modern hang gliders are made of an aluminium alloy or composite frame cove...
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Hang gliding
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Nov 27, 2009 ... Hang gliding at Magazine Mt. and Mt. Nebo State Parks in Arkansas in 2009. Video by Jim Steele. Visit http://flightstuff.net for more videos.
History of hang gliding
Hang gliding is an air sport employing a foot-launchable aircraft known as a hang glider. Typically, a hang glider is constructed of an aluminium alloy or composite-framed fabric wing. The pilot is en...
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Powered hang gliding
A foot-launched powered hang glider (FLPHG), also called powered harness, nanolight, or hangmotor, is a powered hang glider harness with a motor and propeller in pusher configuration. An ordinary hang...
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Variometer
A variometer (also known as a rate of climb and descent Indicator (RCDI), rate-of-climb indicator, vertical speed indicator (VSI), or vertical velocity indicator (VVI)) is one of the flight instrument...
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Hang gliders
Hang gliding is an air sport in which a pilot flies a light and non-motorized foot-launch aircraft called a hang glider. Most modern hang gliders are made of an aluminium alloy or composite frame cove...
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Coupe Icare
Coupe Icare (Icarus Cup) is an annual festival of free flight held between Saint-Hilaire (on the border of Chartreuse Mountains) and Lumbin (in the valley of Isère in France). The festival typically l...
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Carl S. Bates
Carl S. Bates (January 1, 1884 - August 27, 1956) was an aviation pioneer from Clear Lake, Iowa. He piloted gliders in 1899, and in 1906 he designed a gasoline powered airplane that was equipped with ...
Finsterwalder Funfex
The Finsterwalder Funfex is a German high-wing, single-place, hang glider, designed and produced by Finsterwalder.
The Funfex and the smaller sized Airfex are intended as man-packable double surfa...
Cloud suck
Cloud suck is a phenomenon commonly known in paragliding and hang gliding where pilots experience significant lift due to a thermal under the base of cumulus clouds, especially towering cumulus and cu...
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Powered hang glider
A foot-launched powered hang glider (FLPHG), also called powered harness, nanolight, or hangmotor, is a powered hang glider harness with a motor and propeller in pusher configuration. An ordinary hang...
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Traverse Mountains
The Traverse Mountains, or sometimes Traverse Range, are an anomalous, geologically complex, east-trending range that separates Salt Lake Valley and Utah Valley in the U.S. State of Utah. Point of the...
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Barry Hill Palmer
Barry Hill Palmer (born November 10, 1937) is an American aeronautical engineer (UC Berkeley, 1961), inventor, builder and pilot of the first hang glider based on the Rogallo wing or flexible wing. Pa...
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Lake Pillsbury
Lake Pillsbury is an artificial lake in the Mendocino National Forest of Lake County, California, created from the waters impounded from the Eel River by Scott Dam. Elevation is 1,818 ft (554...
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Myreton Hill
Myreton Hill is the hill immediately behind (to the North East of) the village of Menstrie in the Ochil Hills of Scotland. See the map for location.The track up the scarp face of Myreton Hill leads t...
British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association
The British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association (BHPA) is the governing body in the UK for hang gliding and paragliding and is based in Leicester.The BHPA is recognised by the Fédération Aéronaut...
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Airways Airsports
Airways Airsports is based at Darley Moor Airfield, Derbyshire, is the only airpark in the United Kingdom offering hang gliding, paragliding, paramotoring and microlight training and flying. It is a B...
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Judy Leden
Judy Leden, MBE (born 1959) is a British hang glider and paraglider pilot. She has held three world championships, twice in hang gliding, once in paragliding.
Judy Leden's flying career began whil...
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Moyes Litespeed
The Moyes Litespeed is a series of Australian high-wing, single-place, hang gliders, designed and produced by Moyes Delta Gliders of Botany, New South Wales.
The Litespeed series was designed as a...
Fort Funston
Fort Funston is a former harbor defense installation located in the southwestern corner of San Francisco. Formerly known as the Lake Merced Military Reservation, the fort is now a protected area with...
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Finsterwalder Perfex
The Finsterwalder Perfex is a German high-wing, single-place, hang glider, designed and produced by Finsterwalder.
The Perfex and the smaller sized Lightfex are intended as man-packable single-sur...
Bruce Goldsmith
Bruce Goldsmith is a British paraglider pilot and designer, and the 2007 Paragliding World Champion. He won the title at Manilla in Australia, flying an Airwave Magic FR3.He has been British champion ...
Mount Tamalpais
Mount Tamalpais (/tæməlˈpaɪ.ɨs/; known locally as Mount Tam) is a peak in Marin County, California, United States, often considered symbolic of Marin County. Much of Mount Tamalpais is protected withi...
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Grif H2000
The Grif H2000 is an Italian high-wing, single and two-place family of hang gliders, designed and produced by Grif Italia, of Castel Sant'Elia.
The H2000 was designed for beginners and for flight ...
Marina State Beach
Marina State Beach is a protected beach of California, United States, located in the city of Marina. It is popular with hang-gliders, paragliders, and kite flyers. It is also a popular spot from which...
Drachenbau Josef Guggenmos
Drachenbau Josef Guggenmos (English: Josef Guggenmos Kites) was a German aircraft manufacturer, specializing in designing and building competition flex-wing and rigid wing hang gliders. The compan...
Microlift glider
A Microlift glider is a recreational glider that is able to exploit microlift, which is lift weaker than a conventional glider would require to stay airborne.
The Fédération Aéronautique Internati...
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Rogallo wing
The Rogallo wing is a flexible type of airfoil. In 1948, Gertrude Rogallo, and her husband Francis Rogallo, a NASA engineer, invented a self-inflating flexible wing they called the Parawing, also know...
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