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Hang glider sail art

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

Art based on a photo by Bettina Gray of Dave Cronk landing an Eipper Cumulus with sail painted by Mendij in 1975
Dave Cronk landing an Eipper Cumulus with sail painted by Mendij in 1975. Photo by Bettina Gray.
  • Grandfather Mountain 1975 part 1 for color photos by Hugh Morton of a ‘warbird’ Ultralight Products Dragonfly
  • Kestrel in Flying squad for a ‘bird’ Sky Sports Kestrel
  • Eipper Cumulus in Cronk works for Dave Cronk’s Cumulus 5B with sail painted by Mendij (color and black-and-white photos)
  • Hang gliding 1976 part 2 for a black and white, but high resolution, photo by Hugh Morton of a Seagull 3 with 1976 celebration sail art
  • Flight of the Phoenix in Hang gliding 1976 part 2 for a ‘warbird’ Dragonfly 2 and for George Worthington in a Rogallo with a painted sail
  • Sunspot, Moonraker, and Scorpion in Hang gliding 1977 for a Birdman Moonraker with intricate panel layout
  • High aspect, also in Hang gliding 1977, for Dennis Pagen’s Phoenix 8 with applied phoenix art
  • Sail painting in Hang gliding 1978 and 1979 part 2 for Albia Miller with a painted Phoenix 12 Jr. sail, the Kitty Hawk II Seagull Seahawk by Donna Lifsey, and other decorated sails (black and white images)
  • Engineering (the closest sub-heading) in Hang gliding 1978 and 1979 part 2 for a Peregrine Aviation Owl with eyes painted on the sail and John LaTorre flying Electra Flyer Cirrus 5B and Spirit each with his own custom inlay sail work
  • Hang gliding 1978 and 1979 part 3 for a color photo by Hugh Morton of Burke Ewing’s painted wing and a Phoenix Mariah with a Mendij sail (in color)
  • Superscorpion, also in Hang gliding 1978 and 1979 part 3, for a midnight blue glider (possibly a Moyes) with stars and an arty sun inlaid
  • Marty Alameda and Flight Designs for a Javelin with Dragonwing custom inlay by sailmaker John LaTorre
  • Vision in Jean-Michel Bernasconi and Pacific Windcraft for an Esprit with custom inlay by John LaTorre
  • Art for art’s sake in Hang gliding early 1980s part 2 for a small color photo of a Comet clone with colorful inlay

External links

Hang glider art in Miscellaneous photos 2 on Brave Guys and Beautiful Dolls

Ultralight Products glider with a lady-face painted sail: 1976 Kössen 1 de 3 15 min digitized film on YouTube by Roman Camps taken at the second world championship, Kössen, Austria, in 1976, starting at 14 minutes 25 seconds

Continuation of the preceding on second video segment: 1976 Kössen 2 de 3 15 min starting at the beginning

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