FLPHG LINKS

Richard Cobb's Wind-Drifter
FLPHG articles, techniques, manuals, links, etc. Must read!!!

 

Foot Launched Powered Harness article in Wikipedia.

FLPHG / Motorized hang glider harnesses' discussion bulletin board:

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Angelo d'Arrigo - Using a Mosquito NRG harness, d'Arrigo guided 10 Siberian Cranes -born in captivity- 3,400 miles (5,500 Km) from western Siberia to Iran and showed them to soar and use favorable winds for migration.
Angelo d'Arrigo

A great collection of International FLPA Links

Foot Launched Powered Aircraft
 - Independent British site dedicated to powered hang gliders and paragliders worldwide. Movies.

Hidden Mountain Flight
 American web site with more powered hang gliding movies.

Dogbreath's Homepage
 Web site with some FLPHG adjustments and movies.

Wasp take-off

 Wasp FLPHG take-off movie.

Raven

 Raven FLPHG movies.

FLPHG movies

  Movies and photos uploaded to Yahoo FLPHG goup

Australia's Portal to Nanolights

 http://www.flphg.com.au/

 

Engines
RADNE

 Radne Raket 120 engine, parts & manuals

Engine Comparison Table
  Current list of engines by weight - French (Puissance Cv = horse power)

Another Engine Comparison Table
 

Static Thrust Calculator
  Free software download (850Kb Zip)

Experimental Electric PPG Harnesses

 

Micro Fuel Gage
http://www.microfuelgauge.co.uk/

 

Propellers for Foot-Launched Powered Aircraft
Note: Review here the most common propeller specs for FLPHG using the Racket 120 engine, the builders will ask for them:

General Propeller Manufacturer List
Bolly Carbon props & Hubs for Explorer and Mosquito - Australia
Tenesee Propellers - USA- Wood props $325 + $25 shipping
Nipon Propellers - USA Importer, Wood props 2 or 3 blades. (707)761-4297
Aztec A-Z Props- Mexico - Wood props $79 USD + Shipping. (OK if you know how to balance them).
GSC Props Adjustable wood propellers
Culver Props USA - Wood props: $266 plus shipping
Propeller pitch calculator Excel spreadsheet
Culver's Another good prop pitch Calculator
Olympic PG Repairs of Wood & Composite Propellers (USA)
Warp Drive Composite Propellers (USA)

 

Safety
On-Line USHGA Accident Report Form
Canadian (HPAC) Statistics on Hang Gliding & PG
FAI "Airsports International"
FAI / CIVL Safety
FAI Safety Notifications - HG and PG
Safety-comes-first
PROCOCKPIT List of worldwide aviation associations
Landing Field Selection British article on how to choose a landing field from the air

 

WORLD-WIDE DATABASE

World-Wide Gliding Sites
 

Clubs and Schools in the USA
 

Hang Gliding and Paragliding around the World
 

WORLD-WIDE HG/PG DATABASE
 

Collection of International Links

Association and Unions

HG Schools in USA.

Fédération Aéronautique Internationale
 World Air Sports Federation

Danish Hang Gliding and Paragliding Union
Union for Danish Hang gliding and Paragliding pilots in Denmark.

The U.S. Hang Gliding Association
 The U.S. Hang Gliding Association

BHPA on the Web
 The British Hang Gliding and Para Gliding Association

DHV
 German Hang Gliding and Para Gliding union

SHF - Svenska Hängflygförbundet
Swedish Hang Gliding Association

Hang- og Paragliderseksjonen NLF/NAK
Norwegian hang gliding Association

Federazione Italiana Volo Libero
Italian HG/PG union

Japan Hang Gliding Federation
Japan Hang Gliding Federation

HPAC-ACVL Home Page
Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association of Canada

Welsh Free Flight Federation, Wales UK
Welsh Free Flight Federation

SHV/FSVL - Schweizerischer Hängegleiter Verband
Swiss HG/PG Union

South African Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association
South African HG/PG Association

Scottish Hang Gliding and Paragliding Federation
Scottish HG/PG Federation

New Zealand NZHPA
New Zealand HG/PG Association

Iceland HG union
Iceland HG union

Greece Hang Gliding
Hellenic Hang Gliding Commission

Suomen Ilmailuliitto
Finland's HG Association

FFVL - Federation Francaise de Vol-Libre
French HG/PG Union

Europe Air Sports
Europe Air Sports Association

Asociacion Dominicana de Vuelo Libre
Dominican Republic HG/PG Associationn

Irish HG & PG Association
Ireland

Puerto Rico HG/PG Federation
Puerto Rico

Le Vol Libre en Polinesie
Tahiti HG & PG

Fly Mexico
Valle de Bravo, Mexico

 

Hang Glider Manufacturers

Wills Wing
American - U2, Ultra Sport, Talon, Eagle, Spectrum, etc.

La Mouette
French - Atlas, Tsunami, Sphynx Bi

A.I.R.
German - Atos

Moyes
 Australian - HG/PG

Icaro Hang Gliding
 Italian gliders & gear

Aeros
 Ukraine - Short-pack hang gliders and harnesses

Seedwings
 Austria

Airborne
 Australia

Bautek
 Germany

Flight Design
 Axxes, Exxtacy, Atos, Ghostbuster

Tecma
 IXBO

Finsterwalder
 Germany. Short-packed hang gliders & gear

Avian
 UK - Cheetah, Java & Rio

Icaro
 Italy - Stratos, Laminar, MastR, EaZy, RelaX, Bip, Mars.

 

 

HG Specifications
Specifications & Performance of Most Hang Gliders

Specifications of Most Hang Gliders

 

Hang Gliders' Polars

Polars from Wallaby Ranch

Wills Wing polars

Polar Data of Aeros Wings

Peter Gasparovic's work
Interactive polar simulator for hang glider pilots

Altitude Effects
Effects of altitude on the hang glider's polar

Speeds to fly
The Speeds-to-fly calculator

Speeds to fly - Animations for the mathematically challenged

 

Parachute Manufacturers

Metamorfosi Conar
 Italian parachute company for HG/PG

Quantum
  USA - High Energy Sports PDA parachutes for HG & PG .

APCO
  UK- PDA parachutes

LARA
  USA - Wills Wing's PDA parachutes

Perche
  Europe - Anular and PDA parachutes

 

HG/PG Equipment

Tiny-Tach
A little tachometer for powered HG/PG

MotoComm
High quality headset & microphone

Aircotec
Producer of flight instruments: Top Navigator, XC-Trainer etc.

Deltavliegen
Dutch HG web site with lots of gear

Blue sky
Austrian web site with a cheap online shop

Firebird UK
 British online store with HG/PG gear

Paraparts
 Danish site with HG/PG equipment

Fly4fun
 Danish site with HG/PG equipment

Finsterwalder + Charly products
 German web site with many products for HG/PG

Flytec USA
 American site with equipment for PG/HG

Fly-more
 German web site with HG/PG equipment

Flywear
 Flight sport center in Kössen/Tirol

GPS Discount
 Cheap Garmin Gps gear from US

Icom America - Home Page
 Radio Communication Equipment

Garmin International
 Gps Equipment

Mojos gear
 U.S. HG/PG gear site

Flight-Tools all you need and more
 German site with HG/PG gear

Paragliding & hang gliding info page.
site with many useful links

USED GEAR ADS:
Wings of Rrogallo
TOPA Flyers
Ultralight/microlight classified ad web page
AIR WRECK's
www.hangglide.tk Europe
SkyAds/UK British
OZ Classifieds USA
Hat Creek Rim
Air Sports Net
E-Team
Sonoma Wings USA
SHGA USA
Swap Shop USA
WCSC USA
Wind Riders
Soga Canada

 

MOTORIZED HARNESS (FLPHG) MANUFACTURERS

X1 Harness - Bearing the powerful 18hp Easy 100 engine.

Mosquito

DoodleBug

Raven

Wasp

Zenon

Explorer LD

Fillo

Skylift 3000

Red Head Cylinder

 

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