The author's repaired Easy Riser prior to it's maiden flight at Cape Kiwanda on the Oregon coast.
July 17, 2015
The Easy Riser was a refinement of an original design by Taras Kiceniuk called the Icarus II circa 1972
History of the Icarus design
Emergence of Icarus II
Designer's Documentation on the Icarus II
Building & Repairing The Easy Riser Glider
Learning to fly the Easy Riser glider
The author circa 1983 first ever launch of the Easy Riser foot-launched glider from lower launch on Peterson's Butte, Lebanon, Oregon.
June 2013, many years later, finds Ernie Moreno helping the author re-cover one of the wings at the Chapter shop Many more photos and repair documentation can be found in the build blog links above