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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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The glider's call is relayed in near-real time to a computer in glider mission control: the Coleman and Susan Burke Operations Room at WHOI.
He recalled a partnership between Scripps and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Jet Propulsion Laboratory to demonstrate the operation of a buoyancy-driven profiling float that operated at sea for more than a year with a buoyancy change system powered by a thermal engine, the technology for which was developed by Doug Webb, the founder of Webb Research (now part of Teledyne Marine) when he worked at Woods Hole: "Maturity of this technology can be demonstrated by whether or not such a thermal-engine-equipped glider is available on the market.
The new glider data enable us to estimate the offshore extent of the OMZ off Concepcion and to visualize its large spatial variability (Fig.
We have sensed or surveyed more than 250,000 linear miles of ocean using a combination of 100-plus unmanned ocean gliders and autonomous underwater systems.
The glider pilot said the time between sighting the Tornado, which can fly at 1,450mph, and its closest point to his aircraft was one or two seconds.
So now it sits forlornly - alongside the AGT's restored American assault glider, the Waco - in a storage hangar at the nearby RAF Cosford, out of sight of visitors.
Most glider pilots were men who, for one reason or another, had been deemed unsuitable to fly powered aircraft.
As part of supporting the cadet program and aerospace education missions, the Civil Air Patrol hosted three glider academies this year in the Northeast region, with Bell taking part in the academy located in Springfield, Vt.
The pilot of the Viking glider said the risk of hitting the Piper PA28 Cherokee was "high" as it passed 500ft away on the same level in poor weather.
Mr Bartley, of Old Colwyn, who is travelling with his wife Sandra and friends Tony and Anne Hughes and staying in Deauville, will stop off at RAF Harwell in Oxfordshire, which was home to Squadron A of the Glider Pilot Regiment (Army Air Corps).
Glider, which brings process efficiency and visibility to the last phase of sales, will allow the buyer to facilitate the entire end-to-end sales closing process via workflow automation and prescriptive analytics, FPX added.
With the recent poor weather, the cadets were relieved to see blue skies over RAF Cosford as they arrived for their first flights in a Vigilant Motor Glider.