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Delhi Police in a statement said, "It has been reported that certain criminal, anti-social elements or terrorists, inimical to India may pose a threat to the safety of the general public, dignitaries and vital installations by the use of sub-conventional aerial platforms like para-gliders, para-motors, hang-gliders, UAVs, UASs, microlight aircrafts, remotely piloted aircrafts, hot air balloons, small size powered aircrafts, quadcopters or even by para-jumping from aircraft and others.
He said: "The injured man was below the cliffs just past Nont Sarahs, where many hang-gliders fly.
A DRAMATIC moorland rescue was mounted to save an injured hang-glider pilot.
Dozens of motorists and passersby watched as the RAF crew winched the hang-glider up into the helicopter, after he had been strapped into a special rescue stretcher.
Mr Davies said, 'We say he stole a hang-glider belonging to the centre and sold it for his own benefit.
The hang-glider pilot was taken by helicopter to Bristol's Frenchay Hospital after suffering head and face injuries.
There is no height limit as long as you carry oxygen as hang-gliders do in America.
The computer analyst is a fanatical hang-glider who spends almost all his spare time swooping over the hills of Ireland.
The most commonly used source of lift for hang-gliders are thermals created by the sun's energy heating the ground which, in turn, heat the air above it.
THE courage of the lone hang-glider is captured on the moors at Buckstones.
It soon became obvious he had a natural talent for it and in 1980 he visited California, home to some of the world's best hang-gliders.
World-class hang-glider and sailplane pilot Geoff Loyns has died at the age of 56.
There is a danger that hang-gliders may touch pylons or lines, or a child may be flying a kite near to wires and (it may) become entangled,' he said.
A PILOT was killed yesterday after two hang-gliders crashed in mid-air.
Swinging up the mountain in a car that could hold 50 people, I spotted hikers moving up the steep trails, folks seated on benches reading in the warm sun and hang-gliders stepping off high, green peaks into space.