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This is getting side-tracked from a "Ranger-Gyro" but the earlier reference to the "Littlewing-Gyro" got me thinking. . . Using the "J3-Kitten"...
Here are a few more hang-glider designs (from Russia) for the brave and daring:
In-spite of all the people saying DON'T or CAN'T there are actually some people who do build home-made hang gliders. And plans are available....
Here is an old GN-1 Aircamper project in the Phoenix metro area:
Thanks alot @ARP :D
I like that idea :) Did that design ever wind up in "public-domain" ? I'd be interested in seeing drawings of it.
That polycarbonate does seem to be more expensive:...
Ok, that was REALLY over-simplified. . . I know that modern hang-gliders have an air-foil (the battons force this shape into the dacron) that...
I might be wrong but to me a "Hang-Glider" IS a kite ~ instead of a "string" pulling it to the ground the operator's gravity is what pulls the...
The entire PDF set is still out there on the internet. . . it looks like a "scan" so not really crisp but still readable.
Here is just alittle more info from the BMAA on that design:
Is this the PHANTOM wing?
Any time to make progress with your Dart project?
Would this be considered an "orphaned" copyright?
That seems like it should be. . . .
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