Photo Album: "Human Powered Aircraft"

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“When the engine and the pilot are one and the same...”

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MacCready Gossamer Condor
Off-Airport - Washington
USA - District of Columbia, October 23, 2008
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This is the airplane that Bryan Allen pedaled around a one-mile long, figure-8 course at Shafter California on August 23, 1977 to win the Kremer Prize. On display in the National Air and Space Museum.
David Lednicer
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MacCready Gossamer Albatross
Seattle - Boeing Field / King County International (BFI / KBFI)
USA - Washington, March 13, 2007
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(cn 2) The backup airplane for Bryan Allen's famous human-powered crossing of the English Channel on June 12, 1979, to win the second Kremer Prize. On display in the Museum of Flight.
David Lednicer
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Photo ID: 1178861
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Tokyo Institute of Technology (Thailand) Meister
Bangkok - International (Don Muang) (DMK / VTBD)
Thailand, January 13, 2007
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The Tokyo Institute of Technology (Thailand) human powered aircraft "Meister". This HPA won third place in the HPA category at the Japan International Birdman Rally in 2005. On display in Royal Thai Air Force Museum.
David Lednicer
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Photo ID: 1229014
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UTIAS Ornithopter
Toronto - Downsview (CYZD)
Canada - Ontario, May 28, 2007
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C-GPTR (cn 00001) Ornithopter made its first flight on 08 July 2006, when it successfully became airborne by flapping its wings.
Parr Yonemoto
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Photo ID: 2198179
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McIntyre Airglow
Off-Airport - Birmingham
UK - England, December 2, 2012
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No Reg Built in the early 1990's by John McIntyre and his brother Mark. This is a rare example of a man-powered-aircraft. It flies, with a max speed of around 20mph - just above it's stall speed! Built of carbon-fibre, balsa and styrofoam, it weighs just 40kg empty.
Jim Groom
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McIntyre Airglow
Off-Airport - Birmingham
UK - England, December 1, 2012
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No Reg Seen at the Flying Show at the National Exhibition Centre, this a Human Powered Aircraft which first flew in 1990. It has a wingspan of 31.7 m and a weight of a mere 37Kg. It uses fly-by-wire technology for the controls using model aircraft servos. The 2.95m propellor mounted on the rear boom is pedal driven and rotates at about 180rpm. Many flights have been made within the confines of an airfield, the longest being about 2miles
Mick Bajcar
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