If you are making your first steps in hang gliding, there is something you need to know before choosing your aircraft. A good aircraft usually costs a bunch of money and in order to understand what you are paying for, it is necessary to know the structure of a modern glider. This is the main subject of our today’s article.
A hang glider is basically a metal frame with a cloth on it. But if you dig deeper into it, you will find out that the cloth is made from a composite fabrics and the frame is made from a special metal alloy in a form of a triangle with a control bar. That’s why it’s called a triangle control frame or an A-frame. As you see, there is nothing complex about hang gliders, so if you know these basics it will be quite easy for you to select your own aircraft.