hang glider


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a rider of a hang glider

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a glider resembling a large kite

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From preflight attention to weight-and-balance, to pitch control to manage airspeed, to using lift to stay aloft, the entirety of soaring in a hang glider or a sailplane depends on winds, lift, gravity and a tactile connection to the machine.
Keith Quinney, a hang glider, was watching from the ground and thought the wind was too strong to fly, adding: "All these things you do at your own discretion.
After his flight, Putin donated the hang glider, which his spokesman said he had purchased with his own money, to the crane conservation group.
A Russian news report said Putin sustained the injury during a stunt in which he flew with a flock of migrating cranes in a motorized hang glider just before the APEC summit in Vladivostok, in Russia's far east.
Name the world leader who piloted a motorised hang glider to lead a flock of young Siberian white cranes in flight?
Putin steered a specially outfitted motorized hang glider, flying with the birds to show them the way to a brighter - and warmer future.
A POIGNANT last message from a teenage girl just before she was killed by a hang glider crash was revealed last night.
A 16-YEAR-OLD schoolgirl has died after her hang glider crashed to the ground in a Midland field.
A GIRL of 16 died in hospital after her hang glider crashed on a training flight, police revealed yesterday.
A MAJOR air, land and water search launched after weekend reports a hang glider had crashed into Loch Ness has ended in mystery.
Afterwards, Saada descended from the peak using a hang glider.
He was a Master-rated hang glider pilot (oldest Master rated Pilot in 1984 in the U.
A record-breaking hang glider has died while flying in the US.
The 50-year-old showcased his hang glider, which he flew in the 10th annual Bognor Birdman contest in Bognor Regis on the south coast.