paraglider

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paraglider:

see gliderglider,
type of aircraft resembling an airplane but having at most a small auxiliary propulsion plant and usually no means of propulsion at all. The typical modern glider has very slender wings and a streamlined body.
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paraglider

[′par·ə‚glīd·ər]
(aerospace engineering)
A triangular device on a rocket or spacecraft that consists of two flexible sections and resembles a kite; deployed to assist in guiding or landing a spacecraft or in recovering a launching rocket.
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Love was in the air for bride Janine when she paraglided into her wedding wearing her bridal gown.
The Fan Man (6th November, 1993): RIDDICK BOWE and Evander Holyfield were going head to head in a world heavyweight title fight when an unexpected visitor paraglided down to ringside, almost landing on the lap of Senator Jessie Jackson's wife!
Not only has he ballooned, he's sailed, he's paraglided - anything to get away from the woman."
Sergeant Marc Leger, who paraglided as a hobby, was described as a soldier of "rare skill, compassion and intellect." Private Nathan Smith was a runner who loved to dive and hike, and Private Richard Green had trained hard with early morning runs to qualify for the military.
Mike Horn (South Africa), equator circumnavigator: Horn, 34, first gained international recognition from fellow extreme adventurers in 1992, when he paraglided from the summit of Peru's Huascaran glacier -- an altitude of over 22,000 feet -- and he's been looking for new frontiers ever since.
DAREDEVIL Dean Dunbar has jumped out of planes, paraglided down mountains and bungee-jumped from helicopters - despite being registered blind.
But he has skydived, microlighted, parachuted and paraglided his way across the skies of the nation for new three-part series Britain From Above.
Marr and top aerial photographer Jason Hawkes skydived, parachuted, helicoptered and paraglided across the skies.
I'd flown a hang glider, paraglided, leapt from a bungee platform - but this was terrifying.
H paraglided in from the gallery onto the stage to sing Cher's 'Believe, ' while the others sang songs they'd written themselves.
The pilot, who is believed to have paraglided off nearby Mount Caburn, was not injured.