The following links may be of interest to viewers of the preceding photos.
- 1991. Highly recommended.
- A very interesting website, has videos of a number of interesting people from a variety of fields. This link features a that was recorded in February, 2003.
- The Royal Aeronautical Society’s
- An on the history of human-powered flight by Chris Roper, designer/builder of the HPA Jupiter.
- Website for
There is also a video of this film on YouTube: YouTube also has an abbreviated version (11 minutes) of
DVD. Ben Shedd produced the film, The Flight of the Gossamer Condor, which won an Academy Award, and has received many other awards and honors. This website has info about the making of the film and tells about Ben Shedd, director/producer/writer/designer/teacher/lecturer.
- maker of the motors used by the Gossamer Penguin and the Solar Challenger.
- A (in Japanese only, unfortunately) with lots of videos of current human-powered flight activity.
- Website for the in Washington, D. C., where the Gossamer Condor and the Gossamer Albatross are on display.
- The in Seattle, Washington, has the Gossamer Albatross II on display.
- Video clips from Paul MacCready's episode, Flying Free, on , plus a few others of a similar nature.
- Jesse is a young Dutchman who has designd and flown his own human-powered aircraft, most recently July 18, 2010. His site has photos and links to videos of some of his flights.
- They offer a cardboard flying model of the Gossamer Albatross. (As well as models of lots of other aircraft, buildings, and other things.)
- The website for a called the Snowbird.
- A website from Slater Harrison, a technology teacher in Pennsylvania. As described on the website, "Mysterious, Kinetic, Noisy, Do-It-Yourself Science Projects that Entice Scientific Investigation." Included are some walkalong glider projects and kits. As noted on the site, the walkalong glider is something developed by Tyler MacCready, as a boy, during the Gossamer Condor period. Includes videos of Tyler, as well as a transcript of Tyler's talk at the St. Louis Science Center.
- Aerobase is a company in Japan that makes miniature metal model kits of airplanes ranging from Lilienthal's gliders, the Wright Bros. Flyer, and beyond. His latest offerings are human-powered aircraft, including two models of the Gossamer Condor, the Gossamer Albatross, as well as the Daedalus. There is an English version of his site: http://aerobase.jp/e_home.html. The models are exquisite.
- NPR.org has put up a Timeline of human-powered flight.
- The University of Maryland's Dept. of Aerospace Engineering Alfred Gessow Rotorcraft Center Gamera Human-Powered Helicopter Project. The Gamera is their entry in the American Helicopter Society's Sikorsky Prize competition.
- The website for the AeroVelo team, Ontario, Canada, who won the Sikorsky Prize in 2013, with their Atlas human-powered helicopter.
- A NASA SITE showing the Pathfinder, Centurion, and Helios, solar-powered aircraft by MacCready's company, AeroVironment, designed to stay airborne for weeks or months on scientific sampling and imaging missions or while serving as telecommunications relay platforms.
- A YouTube video showing the Helios in flight.
- The website for the Solar Impulse, the first solar-powered aircraft to be flown around the world.
- The account by Steve Ptacek of his flight in the Solar Challenger, from France to England in July 1981.)
- My donmonroepix.com website showing some of my (mostly) more recent photography.