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14. 

The first hang gliders to be flown were flown in...?

[A]. 1600s
[B]. 1700s
[C]. 1800s
[D]. 1900s

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

No answer description available for this question.

Pramod said: (Jul 24, 2011)  
In what country was it established & in what year.

Meghana said: (Feb 7, 2014)  
Hang gliding saw a stiffened flexible wing hang glider in 1904, when Jan Lavezzari flew a double lateen sail hang glider off Berck Beach, France. In 1910 in Breslau, the triangle control frame with hang glider pilot hung behind the triangle in a hang glider, was evident in a gliding club's activity.

Raj said: (Jan 4, 2016)  
Hang gliders means?

Abhishek Kr said: (Oct 4, 2017)  
Hang gilder means?

Darshan Sanadhya said: (Jul 4, 2018)  
Very nice, Thanks @Meghana.

Ashu said: (Sep 16, 2018)  
Hang gliding is an air sport or recreational activity in which a pilot flies a light, non-motorised foot-launched heavier-than-air aircraft called a hang glider. Most modern hang gliders are made of an aluminium alloy or composite frame covered with synthetic sailcloth to form a wing.

Typically the pilot is in a harness suspended from the airframe, and controls the aircraft by shifting body weight in opposition to a control frame.

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