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Uploaded: 10/03/21 6:12 PM GMT
First Flight
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Hang gliding at Jocky's Ridge near Nags Head, NC is a big attraction for those wanting to learn to fly. The dunes are less than one mile from the Wright Brother's first flight.

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::corngrowth
10/04/21 9:13 AM GMT
The warm sea breeze that rises against the sand dunes is an excellent condition for hang gliding. Not entirely harmless. In the sand dunes along my coast a hang glider recently crashed as a result of a fall wind, but the fun apparently exceeds the danger.
Good action shot, Ted!
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::Vickid
10/04/21 9:23 AM GMT
Terrific action shot ... spot on.
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::tigger3
10/04/21 12:44 AM GMT
What a super duper motion capture. That looks so fun! tigs=^..^=
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::Nikoneer
10/05/21 2:40 PM GMT
A pretty cool action shot, Ted. I assume the woman (?) in white is keeping the novice above her from heading off into never-never land by the use of a leash? Incidentally, for you or anyone interested in the Wright brothers and the success of the early development of human flight, I highly recommend reading ^The Wright Brothers^ (ISBN: 9781476728742), by two-time Pulitzer Prize winner, David McCullough.

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