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SEAHAWK
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Comments

Robert
23/08/2004

Among other gliders, I flew a Seahawk in late 70's (I think it was late 70's). For the era it was a marvelous machine. Fast, responsive, stable, well constructred, and had the Seagull classic dropped nose. It was a joy to fly over the Phoenix. While the
Phoenix was probably a bit higher performance, it was a lot of work. For long flights (which was generally the goal) the Seagull was a joy to fly.

The Seahawk, and I, eventually had a run-in with Cumulo-Granite. Although I had prior brushes with death this one was too close for both me and the glider. I left the glider at the crash site as I was immediately enroute to the hospital. Some kind soul(s) packed it up and brought to the local shop where I eventually traded the carcass for a guitar and some cameras - actually ... it weathered the crash quite well and was restored to flying condition with mimimal work.

Many thanks to Bill Bennett for having given me one of his helmets for free, and a parachute at cost (I had worked at Delta Wing for a while and Bill didn't like me flying without a helmet and chute). The Helmet saved my life and the chute, which was not deployed, provided enough padding to stop the family jewels from being ripped apart by a branch ..... the chute was ripped to shreds.


 
16/02/2009

I have four Seagull aircraft... Two Seahawk 190's and two 10.5 Meters, all made in 1978 (the best year for Seagulls). Two of these gliders have less than 10 hours on them!



 
04/03/2010

The Seagull Seahawk hangglider I flew was my favorite! I put in many hours thermal flying at my local sites. That was 32 years ago and those memories still seem like yesterday!

David Scheumann



 
22/05/2011

I still have my Seahawk, white with blue trim. It was very stable and fun to fly. I mainly flew the mountians in Nevada. It came w/negative G cables down the wing (it could be ordered with these)for extra safty