Computing in hang gliding


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Computing in hang gliding

Apple II computer at Bill Bennett's Delta Wing Kites and Gliders in 1982
Apple II computer at Bill Bennett’s Delta Wing Kites and Gliders in 1982

This related topics menu links to material in the main hang gliding pages. The links here are in chronological order.


Early powered ultralights for Barry Hill Palmer’s use of a mainframe computer in designing his first hang glider in the 1960s

Calculus in Flying squad, a history of the east coast manufacturer Sky Sports, for early use of computing in hang glider development

Vehicle-based testing in Hang gliding 1978 and 1979 part 2 for the impetus behind creating structural and pitch stability test rigs and for a qualified opinion about the limitations of computational methods of structural analysis at that time

From our house to bunkhaus in Hang gliding early 1980s part 2 for the use of Apple II computers in hang glider design, manufacture, and distribution, at Bill Bennett’s Delta Wing Kites and Gliders and at Wills Wing

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External link

Kinematic Simulation: Project to create a kinematic model of the hang glider frame using Open Modelica simulation language, by Tim Swait of Avian Hang Gliders in July 2020

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