May 1, 2000
A collection of gliders, accessories, photos, and videos will provide an overview of the glider's fixed-wing flight. Venturesome visitors may also try their hang gliding skills in an interactive simulator on loan from Silicon Graphics, Inc. The 90-ft.-high structure suspends a harness in front of a large video screen. The movement of the rider dictates the hang glider's flight above a vitural mountain range in this realist simulation.
Glider enthusiast Paul Dees will present his illustrated "Early Flights of Chanute and the Wright Brothers" program at 2 p.m., Saturday, June 10. Visitors are admitted free from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., on the first Thursday of every month. Call 206-764-5720 for details.