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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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This will be the first time the glider team will be able to conduct a sea test on the platform to which glider will be deployed upon.
With respect to the glider structure this is especially important for elastic wings, ailerons and vertical stabilizer, since depending on the values of these parameters various phenomena including flutter are possible.
As the largest breeder of sugar gliders in Mississippi, they hand-raise them in their breeding facility, located on their residential property in Potts Camp.
Forgotten Wings: Gliders in Normandy and Southern France.
The 48-year-old heating engineer said he did not hear the collision between the plane and the glider but looked up and "caught the last few seconds".
6 million if the Navy exercises an option to buy up to 150 gliders by 2014.
A 1946 film of routine experimentation shows Jett snatching a 25,000-pound cargo glider.
The Hela Glider Mouse is available with a suggested retail price of GBP149 plus VAT.
The incident ( which came only six weeks after an RAF Tornado missed a glider at Milfield by just 100ft ( has also led the Civil Aviation Authority to call for new safety liaison arrangements between military authorities and gliding clubs.
A sheriff's helicopter that was also searching for the glider picked them up in the canyon south of the Mountain High ski area.
For the sculpture Imprint of the Nose Cone of a Glider, 2005, a glider was carried into the gallery to create an imprint in a square of orthopedic foam, normally used to make insoles for human, walking feet, not the noses of flying planes.
VETERAN RAF glider pilots and airborne soldiers are to gather in the Midlands today to mark the 60th anniversary of Operation Varsity - the biggest and most successful airborne assault in history.