microlight

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microlight

, microlite
a small private aircraft carrying no more than two people, with an empty weight of not more than 150 kg and a wing area not less than 10 square metres: used in pleasure flying and racing
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Team leader Capt Sinnott quali-fied as a microlight pilot in 2014, training in Flying for Freedom's modified flex-wing microlights.
Gordon said: "Interest in microlights has grown enormously over recent years - there are over 4,000 registered with the Civil Aviation Authority.
A MAN was killed yesterday when a microlight aircraft crashed into a field.
A PARAPLEGIC microlight pilot from Dewsbury has reached Australia after a three-month record-breaking solo journey from England.
A 12-YEAR old girl is among a group of microlight pilots preparing to take part in a commemoration of the first flight across the English Channel later this month.
A MICROLIGHT pilot walked away after his aircraft crashed - only to be killed by a routine operation to fix the wrist he broke in the accident.
A PILOT admitted last night he was lucky to be alive after deep snow cushioned the impact when his microlight smashed into a mountain.
An aerial event organised by Mashreq Bank, the Mashreq Sky Adventures is an exciting activity where adventure enthusiasts can accompany professional microlight pilots for a 20-minute ride over the Al Marmoom desert reserve.
AIR accident investigators are trying to determine what exactly caused an accident that killed the British pilot of a microlight plane on Sunday.
A forced landing left an elderly microlight pilot hanging upside down in her aircraft after it flipped over in a hayfield.
A pair of British adventurers hope to set two world records when they attempt to fly around the world solo - one in a helicopter and the other in a microlight plane.
A MICROLIGHT aircraft pilot was badly hurt yesterday when his machine smashed through the window of an airport building.