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