George Steinmetz began his aerial adventures on leave from Stanford in 1979. Thirty one years later he has accumulated thousands of photographs from his flying machine. He showed us a sample here at the Aspen Environment Forum, sponsored by the National Geographic and the Aspen Institute.
The Waw an Namu volcano in S. Libya, A 20K peak in the Himalayas, deserts encroaching on farms in China, immigrant tomato pickers in Saudia Arabia, sand basins in the Sahara- all photographed from a motorized paraglider.
The flying man is determined and creative. He has dodged arrows, fled machine guns, survived crashes, and recovered from severe altitude sickness.
Sorry, I had to remove the photos downloaded from Google images due to copyright protection.
Interesting guy and beautiful photos. Thanks.
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This sounds very interesting wish I could see the pictures. Is there a web site I can go to.
Creative minded persons deserve to be applauded. It's no joke to spend time getting those superb pictures and show to the world how wonderful mother earth is.