Tag Archives: hang glider


Lockout. A word to send a tingle up even the most gung-ho pilots spine. Before we go on to look at lockouts in detail a brief description of the theory behind modern towing will be of great benefit. We all owe a lot to Donnel Hewitt, a physics professor and pilot, who in the late […]


I love flying. Like most pilots who have been involved in aviation for any period of time I have witnessed some accidents and heard stories of hair raising escapes. Along the way I have lost some friends. The point of this article is to take a closer look at how accidents occur and more importantly […]

Buying a Used Hang Glider

By G.W. Meadows You’ve been on the hill for a few days now and this hang gliding stuff is starting to look like a something that could turn into a hobby. You’re definitely going to have to give it some serious thought. One of the most important folks have to consider is the cost, and […]