Icarus - Free-flight Aviation

Free-flight Aviation

The myth of Icarus appears frequently in hang gliding literature. Additionally, a 60 Minutes television episode titled "Ever Since Icarus" (airdate August 31, 1975 on CBS) addressed the renaissance of human flying with hang gliders. A still photo from the episode's shoot scene with Mike Wallace is on page 68 of the book '60 Minutes': 25 Years of Television's Finest Hour (1993) by Frank Coffey.

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