The Flight of the Gossamer Condor

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The Flight of the Gossamer Condor
Directed by Ben Shedd
Produced by Jacqueline Phillips Shedd
Ben Shedd
Starring Bryan Allen
Cinematography Boyd Estus
Edited by Ben Shedd
Release dates
  • 1978 (1978)
Running time 27 minutes
Country United States
Language English

The Flight of the Gossamer Condor is a 1978 American short documentary film directed by Ben Shedd, about the development of the Gossamer Condor, the first human-powered aircraft. It won an Academy Award at the 51st Academy Awards in 1979 for Documentary Short Subject.[1][2]



  1. ^ "The 51st Academy Awards (1979) Nominees and Winners". Retrieved 2011-10-06. 
  2. ^ "New York Times: The Flight of the Gossamer Condor". NY Times. Retrieved 2008-05-28. 

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