sailplaning


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sail·plane

 (sāl′plān′)
n.
A light glider used especially for soaring.
intr.v. sail·planed, sail·plan·ing, sail·planes
To fly a sailplane.

sailplaning

(ˈseɪlˌpleɪnɪŋ)
n
1. (Aeronautics) the sport of flying sailplanes
2. (Individual Sports, other than specified) the sport of flying sailplanes
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sailplaning - the activity of flying a glidersailplaning - the activity of flying a glider  
flying, flight - an instance of traveling by air; "flying was still an exciting adventure for him"
hang gliding - gliding in a hang glider
paragliding, parasailing - gliding in a parasail
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He actually lived through the experience and wrote about it in PN: "I know sailplaning is do-able and fairly affordable, because after about 20 years of careful deliberation, I went to Moriarity Airport for my maiden glider flight with Sundance Aviation, Inc.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing, sailplaning, coin collecting and spending time with his sons.
Amenities include skiing and snowboarding, conference facilities, nearby sailplaning, golf course, shopping and fine dining in classic Vermont villages.