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glider

gliding marsupials equipped with lateral membranes connecting the fore and hindlimbs; includes Petaurus breviceps (sugar glider), Petauroides volans (greater glider) and Acrobates pygmaeus (feather-tailed glider).
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FLARM was introduced in early 2004 and within a year and a half, 90% of the Swiss and Austrian glider aircraft have been equipped with FLARM.
With its high-performance Stemme S10-VT glider aircraft, the company is able to release cremated remains into thermal updrafts high above the Rocky Mountains where they remain floating indefinitely in Earth's atmosphere.