Gossamer Odyssey: The Triumph of Human-Powered Flight

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Gossamer Odyssey tells the story of the historic flight of the Gossamer Albatross, a spindly, feather-light craft which on June 2, 1979, became the first human-powered aircraft to cross the English Channel. Author Grosser covers the history of human-powered flight including the various unsuccessful efforts in Europe following World War I as well as programs in England and Japan following World War II. The development and flight of the first successful human-powered aircraft, the "Gossamer Condor, is covered in great detail. ...

Gossamer Odyssey: The Triumph of Human-Powered Flight 2004, Zenith Press, Saint Paul, MN

ISBN-13: 9780760320518

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Gossamer Odyssey: The Triumph of Human-Powered Flight 1991, Dover Publications, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780486266459

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Gossamer Odyssey: The Triumph of Human-Powered Flight 1981, Michael Joseph Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780718120337

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