Dark Ages
 Modern Era

History of Hang Gliding

This site provides a collaborative history of hang gliding using Gitlab pages. Welcome.


  • Dark Ages (before Rogallo? before Otto Meet?)
  • Renaissance (from end of Dark Ages to 1990? 2000?) (from 1919 on when germany "could only glide"
  • Modern Era (between Renaissance? and current date) (between 1970 and 1980 single surface "flex wings")