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.
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The pilot, who is believed to have paraglided off nearby Mount Caburn, was not injured.
Since the accident Pat has paraglided again, been white-water rafting in Nepal, taken part in a wheelchair basketball competition in Poland, sailed, water-skied, canoed, abseiled and been horse riding.
Marr and top aerial photographer Jason Hawkes skydived, parachuted, helicoptered and paraglided across the skies.
In the first episode, she intrepidly abseiled and paraglided across the jungle canopy - despite admitting with commendable embarrassment that she has a fear of heights.
Perhaps the strangest incident of all came on November 6, 1993, when nutjob James Miller paraglided into the ring during the title fight between Riddick Bowe and Holyfield in Las Vegas.