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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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New Delhi [India], July 31 ( ANI ): With Independence Day around the corner, the Delhi Police on Monday issued an order prohibiting flying of sub-conventional aerial platforms like para-gliders, para-motors, hang-gliders, UAVs, UASs, microlight aircrafts, remotely piloted aircrafts, hot air balloons and many more till the second week of October.
Tigers, leopards and wild boar can keep you happily occupied for hours, and who can resist the chance to fly a hang-glider over the rainforest canopy?
So unless you get the screaming ab-dabs in a plane, you'll be fine in one of his hang-gliders.
The British Hang-glider and Parachuting Association have been informed and a report will be sent to the Procurator Fiscal.
I have used acrobatic hang-glider flights to explore the short vital moments when we have to encounter the unexpected.
He was flying from the cliff face at Buckstones Lodge, just off the A640 - a popular spot for hang-gliders and paragliders.
SINCE he was a boy, Mr Kirk has been keen on "breaking the bonds of the earth", flying anything from hang-gliders and microlites to old canvas aircraft.
Meirion Davies, prosecuting, said Fenwick dealt with a company called Firebird UK, which supplied the centre with equipment for paragliders and hang-gliders.
Mr Freeman, aged 47, sometimes flies powered sailplanes over the beach near his home and has launched unpowered hang-gliders from seaside cliffs but has not yet been forced to ditch in the sea at Newbiggin.
He added: "The area is very popular with hang-gliders.
Then competing with other hang-gliders who are trying to get higher than you.
Marsden photographer Stuart Vidler was perched on top of the moor miles above Outlane - a popular spot among hang-gliders - when he grabbed the chance to get this photograph that gives the impression he is flying alongside.