Invented in Grafton 1963

THE

AUSTRALIAN

HANG GLIDING HISTORY

Experienced by the World

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John Revelle  

 

John Revelle flying a Dickenson Wing clone, looks at his wife Angela flying his flat Kite.

Both gliders were built by John Revelle

 

John demonstrates how stable a well designed flat kite is, as well as his abilities as an acrobat.

John Revelle was the first person to actually build a clone-based on the Dickenson Wing.

He is also credited with making the first harness to replace the seat, by adapting a standard parachute harness. Later he went on to developed the first prone harness so as to reduce drag from the pilot.

Photos Courtesy John Revelle

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