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Gossamer Albatross: today the anniversary of the Channel crossing
Rome, Italy - The human-powered aircraft today is on display at Smithsonian
The Gossamer Albatross was a human-powered aircraft built by American aeronautical engineer Dr. Paul B. MacCready's AeroVironment.
The aircraft was designed and built by a team led by Paul B. MacCready, a noted US aeronautics engineer, designer, and world soaring champion, and Gossamer Albatross was his second human-powered aircraft.
MacCready's team built two Albatrosses; the back-up plane...
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