The Flight of the Gossamer Condor

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The Flight of the Gossamer Condor
Directed byBen Shedd
Produced byJacqueline Phillips Shedd
Ben Shedd
StarringBryan Allen
CinematographyBoyd Estus
Edited byBen Shedd
Distributed byChurchill Films
Release date
  • 1978 (1978)
Running time
27 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

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 Oscars at the 51st Academy Awards in 1979 for Documentary Short Subject.[1][2] The Academy Film Archive preserved The Flight of the Gossamer Condor in 2007.[3]

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  1. ^ "The 51st Academy Awards (1979) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Retrieved October 6, 2011.
  2. ^ "New York Times: The Flight of the Gossamer Condor". NY Times. Retrieved May 28, 2008.
  3. ^ "Preserved Projects". Academy Film Archive.

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