''Trip '91: Paul Mc Cready's Gossamer Albatros''
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Gossamer Albatross

Weight: 70 pounds
This plane was pedaled across the English Channel in 1979.

There is more info on Paul Mc Cready's web site.

Cited from Paul's web site:
It demonstrates what can be done with low power, when new concepts of efficiency are unleashed by challenges not burdened by constraints from narrow rules or the need for commercial production.

Contributors to this page: Thomas Yost (TDY), Patrick Poirier (PPR), Gerald Maroske (GUM) and Hendrik Maroske (HHM)