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CHL No. 923 Flight of the Gossamer Condor - Kern


NO. 923 SITE OF THE FLIGHT OF THE GOSSAMER CONDOR - This plaque at Shafter Airport commemorates the world's first man-powered flight to complete the Kremer Circuit, August 23, 1977. The circuit, a figure eight around two pylons one-half mile apart, was completed in six minutes, twenty-two seconds. The plane was designed by Dr. Paul MacCready, Jr. and flown by Bryan Allen. A cash prize of 50,000 pounds was awarded by the Royal Aeronautical Society, London, England.


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CHL #923 - Flight of the Gossamer Condor Site