Pedalling purposefully skyward: Human powered aircraft at UK universities
Manned flight carries obvious risks that no other form of transport entails, and a century of air travel has built up an intense regulatory framework which guarantees a status quo of safe, familiar technology, but stifles the playful engineering ...
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Two years later, his team created the Gossamer Albatross, a 70-pound craft with a 96-foot wingspan that achieved the first-known human-powered flight across the English Channel. It sits in the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington.
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THE FIRST MAN-powered flight occurred on this day in 1977. In California, Bryan Allen pedaled the 70-pound Gossamer Condor for a mile at a “minimal altitude of two pylons” in a flight certified by the Royal Aeronautical Society of Britain, winning a ...
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... and has the world's largest collection of the reggae legend's materials. But wait, that's not all. Steffens has also been an actor and narrator in both documentary and drama films including Forrest Gump, Wag the Dog, and The Flight of the Gossamer ...