Human Powered Flying

Human Powered Flying

A book by Chris Roper B. Eng., the designer and builder of the HPA Jupiter (pictured above) and the human powered hovercraft Steam Boat Willy on the history of human powered flight from the early 20th Century to the present day.

More articles by Chris Roper

There are larger pictures of many of the HPA here

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This is a link to an unauthorised  tranlation to Japanese so the quality is not guaranteed.

Japanese version

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