The Flight of the Gossamer Condor tells the inspiring true story of history's first successful human-powered flight. Renowned inventor Dr. Paul MacCready and his team were filmed creating the world-famous pedal-powered airplane as it happened. Producing this film which documents the development of a man's dream into a scientific and historic achievement was, in itself, an extraordinary effort. There was an immense risk involved in making a commitment to film a scientist's effort at achieving something which had never done before successfully. Written by
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Did You Know?
The Gossamer Condor airplane is now displayed in the Smithsonian Institution's National Air and Space Museum between the Wright Brothers' first plane and the Apollo 11 moon capsule. See more