John Bange, Queensland gliding pioneer 

Clifton, Darling Downs - 1930's

 

 

Young glider pilot, John Bange at the controls of his hand-built glider, ca. 1935

  

J. Bange posing with the glider he designed and built, ca. 1935 

 

Glider pilot, John Bange posing with his experimental glider

The model in this photograph has an open cockpit ... possibly unfinished?

Structure of an experimental glider built by John Bange, Clifton, ca. 1930

Men pulling one of John Bange's gliders in preparation for a flight
 
   Article contributed by Christopher McDonnell (Gympie)

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