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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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Tecu also counts his flight time in a sail plane glider as among his most memorable airborne experiences.
We fly sail planes and some electric planes they call park fliers, that can turn around and maneuver,'' said Hank Schorz as he walked over to a line of planes that ranged from almost weightless foam to balsa wood, with varying wingspans that went from a few feet to 134 inches.
Every year the entries include modified hang gliders, small sail planes and pedal- powered machines.