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Mere 1977 Hang Gliding Championships Logo


The British Hang Gliding Association championships at Mere 1977 sponsored by 'Heineken"

Showing their two tier wicker basket holding a total of 22 people


Brian Woods assembling his Metro sponsored Maxi

In his famous yellow boots


Mere 1977

The rigging area on the left hand side of the bowl


The original 1977 League pioneers

In the Hang Gliding world all were house hold names

(Left to right, back row) Peter Day, Chris Coleman, Graham Slater (hidden), John Hudson, John Fack, Micky Maher, Julian Thomas, Lester Cruse, Ashley Doubtfire, Mick Evan, Norman Milhouse, Mike Atkinson, Roger Black, Paul Baker, Dave Lyne, Dale Clother, Frank Taryjanyi, Roger Middleton, Chris Johnson, Roger Wates, Ken Messenger, Dave Weedon, Graham Leason, Mark Southall, Dave Worth, Miles Handley and Jeremy Fack.
(front row) Tony Fuell, Tony Beresford, Bob England, Johnny Carr, Brian Wood, Bob Calvert, Bob Bailey, Graham Hobson and Brian Milton.

This photo appears by kind permission of Joe Schofield. It first appeared in the 'Wings' magazine in 1977 or early 1978. It was later reprinted in Skywings in December 2007.


Tony Beresford flying a Miles Handley Gryphon 2 at Devils Dyke October 1977

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Len Gabriels flying his experimental Canard wing 25th December 1977


A selection of photos of Tony Beresford taken by Don Liddard during 1977

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Photos of Andy Rowe flying a Wasp 229B3 at Beachy Head Sussex

Taken by Don Liddard

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Photos of Jo Binns taken by Don Liddard.

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A collection of photos taken during 1977 by Don Liddard.

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A selection of photos of the Chargus Midas E. taken by Don Liddard.

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Photos of Miles Handleys Gryphon 2 taken by Don Liddard.

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