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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.
Mark only joined the club about a year ago after a background in paragliding but quickly became a qualified solo pilot in sail planes.