In the footsteps of Lilienthal - the hang glider
The simple wing of the American Francis Rogallo and the equally brilliant control frame of the Australian John Dickenson are striking steps to the modern hang glider.
Rod Fuller, 1963 Grafton Australia, towed behind a boat
photo: collection of G.. Henderson
Hang glider of 2006: an advanced aircraft with profiled wing and a drag-optimized pilot position.
photo: Grame Henderson, Australia
Voice actor: H. Gülland