John Dickenson

The inventor of the Modern Hang Glider in 1963

 

     
 
 
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Since some of the following articles were first published, attitudes and information has changed. Its quite clear that had this information been readily available at the time certain parts might have read differently

 
Category 1

Websites providing an accurate and informed account of hang gliding history.

1. F.A.I Awards

2. Gawler Microlights South Australia

3. Air Creation Australia

4. Ken de Russy's Hang Gliding Museum (USA)

5. Otto Lilienthal Museum

6. Federation ffvl - fr .by Stephane Malbos

7. Dan Johnson.com

8. BCHPA Cloudstreet Magazine by Mark Woodhams

9. Innovation in Education

10 Brian Milton

11 Web Shots. John Dickenson Commemoration Pictures

12 Fly Light. Recreational Aviation Australia Inc

13 AOL Video Ken de Russy Video

14 Santa Barbara Hang Gliding History

15 British Hang Gliding Museum by Jason Board

16 British Hang Gliding History

17 Flying Steam Engines / History

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Category 2

Websites that deal with hang gliding in general. 

1 The Genius of Rogallo's Wing By M Robinson

2 BESC Newsletter about Ken de Russy

3 Santa Barbara News press by Ken de Russy

4 Johnathon Dietch Hang Gliders

5 Chuck Goodrum's Web Site

6 Deep in the heart of Texas. Dave Broyles article1997

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Category 3

Forums that discuss hang gliding and hang gliding history. (Note; With forums much of the material may be incorrect and they are an unreliable source of information for the untrained researcher.)

1 OZ Report articles on John Dickenson

2 Yahoo Hang Gliding Museum Forum

3 Hang Gliding.org

 

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