Hang Gliding

Product image 1Hang Gliding
Product image 2Hang Gliding
Product image 3Hang Gliding
Product image 4Hang Gliding
Product image 5Hang Gliding
Product image 6Hang Gliding
Product image 7Hang Gliding
Product image 8Hang Gliding
Product image 9Hang Gliding
Product image 10Hang Gliding
Product image 11Hang Gliding
Product image 12Hang Gliding

Prix régulier 35,00 € TTC 6%

Nous acceptons les paiements suivants :
 Carte de crédit (Visa, MasterCard, Amex)
 Paypal
 Remise en main propre à la librairie
 Transfert bancaire
The dream Realized ... a winged man who can fly free ... Ever since Leonardo's famous designs it has been man's dream to fly without an engine, not just to fall with or without a parachute, but to control his flight and work with the wind.

Characteristics

Book cover finish Hardcover ( rounded spine binding )
Special features Slightly damaged dust jacket                     
Condition Very Good
Number of pages 128
Published date 1977
Languages English
Size 19 x 25 x 1.5 cm
Author Martin Hunt – David Hunn
Editor Pelham Books Ltd

Description

The dream Realized ... a winged man who can fly free ... Ever since Leonardo's famous designs it has been man's dream to fly without an engine, not just to fall with or without a parachute, but to control his flight and work with the wind. 

 

The first practical glider is a very recent invention. It was designed and patented in America by Dr Francis Rogallo more than twenty years ago, but the explosion in the sport is a phenomenon of the 1970s. With hang gliding associations in over fifty countries and five continents, active participation and spectator interest more than doubles with every year. Martin Hunt, first Chairman of the British Hang Gliding Association, and David Hunn, sports writer of The Observer, join forces to explain the magic of hang gliding for the uninitiated. They describe the principles of unpowered manned flight and its rapid history; they explain in detail the materials and designs of the lightweight wings used by the modern birdman and, most important, they define the sites which best favour the sport, both for pilot and spectator, and direct the reader towards a safe source of instruction. 

 

The progress and prospects for hang gliding around the world are indicated in a special chapter, but the story of hang gliding in America, first and largest arena for the sport, is told by Dan Poynter, doyen of hang gliding not only in the USA but around the world. 

 

With over 70 illustrations, 16 in full colour.

Fermer (esc)

Popup

Use this popup to embed a mailing list sign up form. Alternatively use it as a simple call to action with a link to a product or a page.

Age verification

By clicking enter you are verifying that you are old enough to consume alcohol.

Recherche

Panier

Votre panier est vide.
Boutique