What are hang gliding, paragliding, and speedflying?

What are hang gliding, paragliding, and speedflying?

The history of hang gliding may be traced back to Leonardo da Vinci, whose drawings expressed his yearning for human flight. Silent aviation has had a significant impact on man’s desire to soar with the birds, both in reality and in imagination. It is nearly impossible to adequately convey the sensation of flying a hang…

How Paragliding Works

How Paragliding Works

Do you ever have dreams in which you soar through the air in languid circles like a hawk or a seagull? If so, you’re not the only one. Flying is a popular dream, and according to dream interpretation, it portends positive things. It indicates that you have control of a specific circumstance and are feeling…

Smallest Mini Aircraft in the World
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Smallest Mini Aircraft in the World

We are talking about small airplanes. Not just small airplanes like the Cessnas and  Mooneys, I mean: small, like unbelievably small. The race for the world’s smallest airplane record started back in 1948 when Ray Stits set out to design an airplane  smaller than Steve Wittman’s DFA Midget Racer, which was previously the smallest airplane. The SA1A Junior Many pilots and…

Ultralight Aircraft Manufacturers

Ultralight Aircraft Manufacturers

An ultralight aircraft is a single or double passenger plane usually utilized for recreational or sport flying. This is controlled or powered through traditional 3-axis control or weight control and can be run using a small engine or electric propulsion system.  There is a substantial overall between light sport aircraft and ultralight aircraft; however, LSA…