[Ads-l] Antedating of "Hang Glider"

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Sat Jan 22 11:25:54 EST 2022

hang glider (OED 1930)

1929 St. Louis Daily Globe-Democrat 20 Jan. (Newspapers.com)  They are "hang gliders," in which the pilot attempts the control of his ship by moving his body in or under it.

Fred Shapiro

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