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Strange old man-powered design

hesham

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Hi,

http://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/1962/1962%20-%200251.html
 

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Michel Van

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can it be, this a Strange design, power by a old man ?

just kidding ;)


background on man-powered aircraft

in 1959 the industrialist Henry Kremer offered
the Kremer Prizes of £50,000 for the first human-powered aeroplane
to fly a figure-of-eight course round two markers half-a-mile apart.

More on here
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Human-powered_aircraft

and the winner was in 1977
this aircraft the Gossamer Condor


look not like at all that Strange design
 
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