Happy (Belated) Birthday-Francis Rogallo

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Happy (Belated) Birthday-Francis Rogallo

Arguably the father of the wing part of wingfoiling.

https://blog.kittyhawk.com/adventure/hang-gliding/francis-rogallo-birthday/

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Re: Happy (Belated) Birthday-Francis Rogallo

Thanks - learned a new word today: aerodonetics

"the study of soaring or gliding flight, esp the study of gliders"

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Re: Happy (Belated) Birthday-Francis Rogallo

We met him in my hang diver days at his house near Kitty Hawk. He was such a nice, humble man, and so accommodating. I'm sure I was one of many making the pilgrimage to meet "Rog". Good

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