powered glider

powered glider

A glider or sailplane that has an engine that allows it to gain soaring altitude, independent of a tow.
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The Space Family Fair would include activities like Space Movie Theater, Space Performing Arts Space Theatre, Online Space Related Puzzle Games, Robotic Manipulator, Demonstration of Disaster Management through Unmanned Aerial System (UAS), Glider Competition (Rubber Band Powered Glider Aeroplane), Micro Gravity Experiments, University Project Competition, Model making Competition, Water Rocket Competition, Display of Satellite Models, Space Applications Poster Presentation, Kids Arena.
Ras Al Khaimah: A 36-year-old Emirati man survived after his powered glider crashed from a height of 20 metres.
Messerschmitt 323 transport ("powered glider") at 181 feet.
He told rescuers below: "I can feel electricity coming through my body" as his leg was trapped in his powered glider's cables.
He told rescuers below, "I can feel electricity coming through my body" as his leg was trapped in his powered glider's cables.
* A fixed or ground-adjustable propeller if a powered aircraft other than a powered glider.
He admits to being left petrified by the experience of hovering above Snowdonia's precipices and valleys in the powered glider.
The climax itself involves both Searcy, in an unauthorized soaring flight that endangers her survival, and General Waller, who dashes after her in a powered glider. I'll leave it to those who read the book to discover whether he prevents her from following her classmate to the grave in a mountain crash.
High-flying Stockton teenager Craig Fryer successfully took to the skies in a pounds 100,000 powered glider - and he can't even drive a car yet!
The Wright brothers' first aircraft was a powered glider that took off from an assisted launch platform and landed on skids.