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A High Hill For The Hang Of It!

Four hundred dollars for a professionally made glider, plenty of cool nerve, and the ability to read the wind. If one has these one can start thinking about hang gliding — a very exhilarating sport. Physical fitness is a must as, although the flight time can vary, there's always the climb back to the top of the hill for another flight. Dave Rothschild, who flies out on our cover this month, shows how the glider is set up before flying.


With the glider on the ground ready to take off.


It packs up into a long narrow container which makes for easier transportation around the countryside to a flying site.


Attaching the wing to the cross-bar of the frame.