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Francis Melvin Rogallo --- 27.1.1912 - 1.9.2009
« on: February 12, 2016, 09:05:45 PM »

Francis Melvin Rogallo was born in Sanger, Calif., on Jan. 27, 1912.
He invented the flexible wing glider, which is the base of all modern hang gliding and super-lights.
He died on Sept. 1, 2009.

Francis Rogallo dies at 97; engineer invented flexible wing that enabled hang gliding
http://www.latimes.com/local/obituaries/la-me-francis-rogallo10-2009sep10-story.html

F. M. Rogallo, Father of Hang Gliding, Dies at 97
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/09/05/us/05rogallo.html?_r=4

Obituary Francis M. Rogallo
http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/dailypress/obituary.aspx?pid=132348733

Rogallo Hang Gliders
http://www.rogallohanggliders.com/

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