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These group links each skip down the page:
Hang gliding chronology
Hang gliding related topics menus
Hang gliding miscellany
My flying


Hang gliding chronology

The pages that describe the early years are illustrated by my artistic derivations of contemporary photos. See Copyright of early hang gliding photos for how and why I obtained them.

Art based on a photo by Bettina Gray of Bill Liscomb partly eclipsing the moon with his Sun

Bill Liscomb partly eclipsing the moon with his Sun in 1975. Photo by Bettina Gray.

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Hang gliding related topics menus

This section constitutes a mini index. Most of these links go to pages dedicated to a designer or manufacturer. Each such page — a related topics menu — contains a list of links to applicable material throughout the main hang gliding pages. However, some links here go direct to applicable items where there are only one or two.

Art based on a photo by Bettina Gray of Dave Cronk landing an Eipper Cumulus with sail painted by Medij in 1975

Dave Cronk landing an Eipper Cumulus with sail painted by Medij in 1975. Photo by Bettina Gray. See Hang glider sail painting.

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Hang gliding miscellany

Paresev (paraglider research vehicle) in 1968

Paresev (paraglider research vehicle) in 1968. See Space flight and hang gliding.

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My flying

Hang Gliding & Paragliding magazine cover September-October 2016.

In my U-2 at Ringstead in 2016

Selected hang gliding photographs — my best shots

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External link

Hang gliding movie “Free Flyers” (full movie) on YouTube, filmed mostly at Point of the Mountain, Draper, Utah