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Author Topic: Francis Rogallo R.I.P.  (Read 1449 times)
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« on: January 13, 2012, 04:06 PM »

Francis Rogallo R.I.P.

We owe a lot to Francis Rogallo's ideas and designs.
Many years ago, I made one of his flexible wings kites from a plan in Popular Science magazine.

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« Reply #1 on: January 13, 2012, 04:26 PM »

I learned we DO owe a lot to Mr Rogallo.

Thanks for sharing, Steve.

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« Reply #2 on: January 13, 2012, 05:40 PM »

"Francis Rogallo, an aeronautical engineer who, beginning with a model made from a kitchen curtain, designed the wing that led to hang gliding, paragliding, sport parachuting and stunt kite flying, "


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« Reply #3 on: January 13, 2012, 11:05 PM »

Indeed we do owe a lot to Rogallo...

...but this was two and a half years ago

Kevin Sanders

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