glider

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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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White knuckle aficionados head for planes that carry passengers instead of engines in glider aircrafts.