A  SHORT  HISTORY OF HANG GLIDING

        FROM  ''HANG  LOOSE''  TO  MODERN  ''WONDER  AIRPLANE''
        IN  JUST  A  FEW  YEARS .... WHO  COULD  HAVE  GUESSED  AT
        THE POTENTIAL  THAT  LAY  HIDDEN  IN  THAT  CONTRAPTION
         MADE OF  BAILING  WIRE,  BAMBOO  CARPET  POLES  
         DUCK  TAPE  AND  POLYETHYLENE  DROP  CLOTH   PLASTIC
        THAT  WAS  INVENTED  MOSTLY  BY  A  MULTITUDE  OF  ''LUNATIC
         FRINGE''  POSSIBILITY  THINKERS  BECAUSE  THE  ''EXPERTS''
         THOUGHT  THE  IDEA  WAS  CRAZY ....  WHAT  OTHER  TYPE  OF
         AIRPLANE  CAN  CARRY  4  TIMES  IT  EMPTY  WEIGHT  IN
         PAYLOAD  AT  25  MPH ....

.... INTRODUCTION ....
.... OTTO
LILIENTHAL ....
.... OCTAVE
CHANUTE ....
.... THE
WRIGHT BROTHERS ....
.... JACK LAMBIE -
''HANG LOOSE''
.... TARAS KICENIUK - ''ICARUS 1'' ....
.... THE BEGINING OF
SPORT HANG GLIDING....
.... DR. PAUL McCREADY - THE
 CONDOR
  and the ALBATROSS....
.... M.I.T. -
DAEDALUS ....
.... THE MODERN
 AEROBATIC  HANG GLIDER ....
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