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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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Most sailplanes allow the wings to be removed for storage and transportation in a trailer.
But that's not the driving reason many sailplane buyers will consider electric technology, which also includes sailplanes with front electric sustainer systems.
The team will also investigate the inclusion of solar photovoltaics to the cooperative autonomous soaring techniques, enabling long endurance flights of unmanned sailplanes using the power of the sun.
Finland: Man was killed in a mid-air collision of two ultra-light glider planes during the Finnish Sailplane Championships at the weekend, organisers said Monday.
The long, efficient wings of sailplanes allow for very low stall speeds and benign handling qualities, as well as being particularly sensitive to adverse yaw.
Actually, some high performance sailplanes produced by German engineers and Czech craftsmen cost more, even without motors, due to the dollar's weakness against the Euro.
Escalating through heavier sailplanes, this technique transitioned in 1942 at the Army Air Corps test and experimentation facilities near Dayton, Ohio, for postinvasion cargo glider recovery.
He swapped hang-gliding for sailplanes 10 years ago.
Bill Gagen walks around a sailplane before takeoff; sailplanes line up for launch; the view from a glider soaring over the U.
I have some experience flying radio-controlled sailplanes and working the lift manually as an RC pilot.
I have even studied machine drawing and drawn cross-sections of aircraft engines, as well as designed various model planes I subsequently built and flew, sailplanes most of all.