Grecian Hang Gliders

The account of the escape of Daedalus and Icarus from the Labyrinth at Knossos was an inspiration to the weapons industry of the day, despite the tragic outcome of Icarus's test flight. Flying helmet F-104, shown here, was considered extremely difficult to fly by those chosen to wear it. Nevertheless, in battle the Grecian Hang Gliders were thought to be unbeatable.

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