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hang-glider

an unpowered aircraft consisting of a large cloth wing stretched over a light framework from which the pilot hangs in a harness, using a horizontal bar to control the flight
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TRAGEDY: Lois Preston, who was killed in a hang-gliding accident
It is the second hang-gliding tragedy in the county this year.
Jeff was working for a hang-gliding manufacturer at the time, and the two of them talked about converting it, Jeff and Philip Haynes [now deceased] worked on it for the last 30 years, until finally Jeff purchased the land.
He swapped hang-gliding for sailplanes 10 years ago.
SINGER Elkie Brooks is thinking of moving to Scotland to pursue her passion for hang-gliding.
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This year's event will bring together 150 of the world's most skilled hang-gliding pilots in contests such as farthest flight, longest time aloft, and best precision turns, loops, and landings.
These installations take attendees on challenging virtual, interactive, communicative, or mental journeys - from hang-gliding over Rio de Janeiro to Haptic Video.
HANG-gliding safety is to be reviewed following an accident in which a 16-year-old girl from Warrington was killed on her first day of solo flying.
The safety officer for North Wales Hang-Gliding and Paragliding Club said: "I remember thinking 'this is it', then I blacked out.
With sky-diving, hang-gliding and light plane activities, players can undertake all manner of aerial challenges.