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Kitty Hawk Kites

All but one of the images on this page are my artistic derivations of contemporary photos. See Copyright of early hang gliding photos.

Art based on a photo of Kitty Hawk Kites' premises in its early days
Kitty Hawk Kites’ premises in its early days (no larger image available)
Kitty Hawk Kites, North Carolina, in about 1974
Kitty Hawk Kites, North Carolina, in about 1974
Art based on a phot of new KHK building at Jockey's Ridge in early 1980
New KHK building at Jockey’s Ridge in early 1980
Wills Wing seminar at KHK in 1981
Wills Wing seminar at KHK in 1981 (no larger image available)
Art based on a photo of F.M. Rogallo trying the Flight Dynamics hang glider simulator at Kitty Hawk Kites of North Carolina in late 1990 or early 1991
F.M. Rogallo trying the Flight Dynamics hang glider simulator at Kitty Hawk Kites in 1990 (no larger image available)
Art based on a photo of KHK premises in 1996
KHK newer premises in 1996
Pilot training in North Carolina. Photo by John E.
Pilot training in North Carolina in about 2009. Photo by John Eager.

External links

Hang Gliding at Jockey’s Ridge, Kitty Hawk Kites Hang Gliding School — a video by Cathy Anderson on YouTube that imparts a thoroughly modern impression of the pilot training experience

Its a Kind of Magic by Andy Torrington, about Kitty Hawk Kites and the history of hang gliding at Jockey’s Ridge, in Hang Gliding & Paragliding, August 2011

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