Electra Flyer of Albuquerque, New Mexico


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Electra Flyer of Albuquerque, New Mexico

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Art based on a photo by Stephen McCarroll of an Electra Flyer Olympus in flight

Art based on a photo by Stephen McCarroll of an Electra Flyer Olympus in flight

…that he has retained into his thirties the brashness of youth, tends to send conflicting signals. Yet his achievement gives substance to his hype. You’re left believing that almost anything is possible if Larry’s involved.

— Tracy H. Knauss after his extensive interview of Larry Newman of Electra Flyer in Glider Rider, February 1980

In the late 1970s Larry Newman branched out into powered ultralights with the Eagle. His company Electra Flyer (later American Aerolights) ceased production of hang gliders in early 1981 to concentrate on the Eagle.

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Early powered ultralights in Powered flight for the Electra Flyer (American Aerolights) Eagle

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