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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 post Israel says citizen, likely Arab, used paraglider to enter Syria appeared first on Cyprus Mail .
The tragedy occurred at a local beauty spot, which is popular with both paragliders and hangliders, who launch off the crags next to the main car parK to fly over March Haigh valley.
The paraglider had set off from Llantysilio Mountain.
Ar Adain y Gwynt (On the Wings of the Wind) promises to cause viewers' hearts to palpitate and their stomachs to churn as John, one of the world's most extreme paragliders, and Alun take to the skies.
Over 50 daredevil paragliders from India and several foreign countries including Russia, U.
Roy had made the disastrous decision to use 50 feet of rope to tether the paraglider to his car in the hope it would act as an 'anchor' - but that meant he was slammed into the ground rather than being taken by the surprise gust.
On Wednesday, Martin Cairns, 33, of Downhill, Sunderland suffered a broken leg and dislocated foot when his paraglider came down at Herrington Country Park.
On this particular day he is on his way flying to deliver a paraglider to his father.
Witnesses said Mr Mather began shouting desperately almost as soon as the paraglider was launched, as he found himself slipping from his harness.
A MASSIVE emergency operation to find a paraglider in distress was called off yesterday after the subject of the search turned out to be a paper lantern.
A paraglider died Friday when the parachutelike glider struck a hill near Corral Canyon in Malibu, a fire official said.
The Flight for Life event will feature Powered Paraglider pilots from Panama, Germany, USA, Australia, and New Zealand.