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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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"Whilst we wish to see the public and their pets enjoy their time in this beautiful area of Wales, we do have concerns that allowing access to camping, organised games, hang-gliding and paragliding could impact on the running of farming businesses.
Current restrictions in the Countryside and Rights of Way (CRoW) Act, such as organised games, camping, hang-gliding and para-gliding, would be revoked.
According to Socotra radio host Khaled Al-Obali, in Socotra the mountains and shores are flooded with people hang-gliding or climbing, or gathering to watch such adventures.
And then there is wingsuit flying, which makes skydiving and hang-gliding look like a game of canasta.
She subsequently did a number of training courses and tandem flights and became a proficient paraglider pilot before turning her attention to hang-gliding.
These ranged from advice about hang-gliding, views on commissioning builders when constructing an extension to your stable block, commen- tary on the state of English cricket (in rude health you'll be glad to know) and, thankfully, more relevant to this column, the evolution of digital as a communications tool.
The bursuries cover a wide range of activities including paragliding, gliding, hang-gliding, sports parachuting, microlight aircraft, helicopter, fixed wing aircraft and the designing, building and flying of model aeroplanes.
Earlier this year three-times world champion Judy Leden, who runs hang-gliding lessons, said: "Lois is showing signs of becoming a talented pilot.
A 16-YEAR-OLD girl died in a freak hang-gliding accident when she crashed into the ground from 50ft.
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The Northumbria Hang-Gliding Club won the British Hang-Gliding Association's club championship for the second year running in 1980, after rivals branded their first victory a fluke.
This week, I stumbled across AvaGlide, a brilliant Pilotwings-style hang-gliding game which costs a mere 80 Microsoft points.