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HANG GLIDING IN HAWAII By Doris Tilden
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In the 1970's Hang Gliding came to Oahu, Hawaii. This book recounts it's arrival and the men and women who've enjoyed Free Flight on Oahu over the years.
HANG GLIDING IN HAWAII By Doris Tilden
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In the 1970's Hang Gliding came to Oahu, Hawaii. This book recounts it's arrival and the men and women who've enjoyed Free Flight on Oahu over the years.
Cloudsuck: The Life and Death Struggle for the Hang Gliding World Record By Davis Straub
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Davis Straub tells the story of the dramatic 10-year race to fly “farther than anyone has ever gone in a hang glider.” From the historic 1990 flight that first broke the 300-mile... More > barrier, through ten years of adventure and challenge, this is a first-hand account of the driven individuals who struggled against each other and against nature to set the next hang gliding world distance record. We follow them from the northwest Colorado wilderness and across the rugged New Mexico desert to the plains of Australia and the Florida swamps. We share the exhilaration of soaring at 10,000 feet on a tiny unpowered craft light enough to carry on your shoulder. We feel the thrill of racing against the world’s best, and the shock of loss in two tragic accidents. Ultimately the trail leads to south Texas, where painstaking analysis of weather patterns finally pays off for a small group of pioneering pilots – and the story begins again.< Less
Cloudsuck: The Life and Death Struggle for the Hang Gliding World Record By Davis Straub
eBook (PDF): $9.58
Davis Straub tells the story of the dramatic 10-year race to fly “farther than anyone has ever gone in a hang glider.” From the historic 1990 flight that first broke the 300-mile... More > barrier, through ten years of adventure and challenge, this is a first-hand account of the driven individuals who struggled against each other and against nature to set the next hang gliding world distance record. We follow them from the northwest Colorado wilderness and across the rugged New Mexico desert to the plains of Australia and the Florida swamps. We share the exhilaration of soaring at 10,000 feet on a tiny unpowered craft light enough to carry on your shoulder. We feel the thrill of racing against the world’s best, and the shock of loss in two tragic accidents. Ultimately the trail leads to south Texas, where painstaking analysis of weather patterns finally pays off for a small group of pioneering pilots – and the story begins again.< Less
Tales From The WILD BLUE YONDER * Recipes For Disaster * By John Q. Olson
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Welcome to the adventures and misadventures from a quarter century of hang gliding and travel. Huck yourself off cliffs, soar into the Wild Blue, and land where no human has landed before, all from... More > the comfort and safety of your easy chair. Visit exotic lands and foreign skies, experience the thrill of foot-launched human flight and never even risk your neck. Come along with a wild cast of characters, who fly like their lives depend upon it. Realize mankind's most ancient dream, FLY WITH THE BIRDS!< Less
Tales From The WILD BLUE YONDER * Recipes For Disaster * By John Q. Olson
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Welcome to the adventures and misadventures from a quarter century of hang gliding and travel. Huck yourself off cliffs, soar into the Wild Blue, and land where no human has landed before, all from... More > the comfort and safety of your easy chair. Visit exotic lands and foreign skies, experience the thrill of foot-launched human flight and never even risk your neck. Come along with a wild cast of characters, who fly like their lives depend upon it. Realize mankind's most ancient dream, FLY WITH THE BIRDS!< Less
MEMORIES FROM THE OWENS VALLEY By Robert Ashmore
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This book takes the reader along on the incredible hang gliding experiences of three friends in the Owens Valley. It also recounts historical events that took place throughout the area and... More > provides tales of their own exploration of many locations---providing a comprehensive look at this fascinating valley, from above and below. Dedicated to the memory of Don Partridge.< Less
Paragliding Log & Journal By Joers & Company
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Pocket sized logbook and journal designed to keep paragliders and hang gliders organized while having fun. Includes daily flight log, gear inventory, contacts and lined notes pages as well as black... More > and white images of the sports. 66 pages< Less
Tales From The WILD BLUE YONDER * Living Dangerously * By John Q. Olson
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More adventures in the sky, dedicated to all those earthlings who wanted to fly, but found it too difficult to learn, or too expensive, or too complicated with silly rules and regulations. The author... More > considers himself very fortunate to have discovered flight in a simpler time when few of those factors were an issue, and blessed to have taken wing with alacrity. May you find your vicarious thrills right here, within these pages. C’mon up!< Less
Tales From The WILD BLUE YONDER * Living Dangerously * By John Q. Olson
eBook (PDF): $3.95
More adventures in the sky, dedicated to all those earthlings who wanted to fly, but found it too difficult to learn, or too expensive, or too complicated with silly rules and regulations. The author... More > considers himself very fortunate to have discovered flight in a simpler time when few of those factors were an issue, and blessed to have taken wing with alacrity. May you find your vicarious thrills right here, within these pages. C’mon up!< Less

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