Who says hangliders don’t fly upside down? Images of Canberra

johnboy 7 May 2012 6

hang gliding

Last year Andrew Luton impressed us with his hang gliding release from a hot air balloon.

Today he’s sent in a cracking shot with this note:

Here is a picture from a flight of mine yesterday (6 May) out at Spring Range, 10km’s north of Hall.

This is one of the main Hang Gliding and Para Gliding sites in Canberra.

The picture was taken at the top of a loop – tough life 🙂 !!!

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6 Responses to Who says hangliders don’t fly upside down? Images of Canberra
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Myles Peterson Myles Peterson 12:27 pm 08 May 12

Haha, that’s great. Gave me vertigo and that swoop between two trees…

Some poor bugger diving for cover at 1.06 😛

Cheers for this, made my day more fun.

Fly High Fly Far Fly High Fly Far 9:50 am 08 May 12

Heres a vid from a few flights out there two weeks ago Myles. Just ignor my landing after the beat up through the trees :-)…

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oy_3b8Npyco&feature=youtube_gdata_player

Myles Peterson Myles Peterson 9:19 am 08 May 12

Awesome.

Any chance of a video?

poetix poetix 9:15 pm 07 May 12

Just looking at this photo makes me feel sick. (And it took me about twenty seconds to figure it out, despite the headline, because my brain fought the idea. I kept seeing his hand as a weird little head.) I’ll never be an astronaut. Sigh.

Deref Deref 4:46 pm 07 May 12

😀 FUN!

I think I might have to check out the paragliding.

Disinformation Disinformation 3:24 pm 07 May 12

Nice work! My friend Larry in Adelaide has long had the nickname of “loops”. As far as I know, he’s not managed to get a shot during the event, but that might have changed…

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