On the Fringe

Motorised hang gliding is where power flying began over 77 years ago. Recent years have seen a resurgence of aviating by the seat of one's pants — firstly in hang gliders, now — with the assistance of a new generation of lightweight engines — the microlight,is rapidly coming of age. John King reports from the NZ homebuilder's Mecca at Te Kowhai on the recent inaugural meeting of the Microlight Association of New Zealand.

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