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hang-glider

n
(Aeronautics) an unpowered aircraft consisting of a large cloth wing stretched over a light framework from which the pilot hangs in a harness, using a horizontal bar to control the flight
ˈhang-gliding n
Translations

hang-glider

[ˈhæŋˌglaɪdəʳ] N
1. (= device) → ala f delta
2. (= person) → piloto mf de ala delta

hang-glider

[ˈhæŋˌglaɪdəʳ] ndeltaplano (velivolo)
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Summary: New Delhi [India], July 31 (ANI): With Independence Day around the corner, the Delhi Police on Monday issued an order prohibiting flying of sub-conventional aerial platforms like para-gliders, para-motors, hang-gliders, UAVs, UASs, microlight aircrafts, remotely piloted aircrafts, hot air balloons and many more till the second week of October.
Or hijack transportation, including hang-gliders and jet-skis.
Buckstones Edge has stunning views across the moors to Marsden and is a favourite haunt for hang-gliders and paragliders.
Veterinary medicine was a passion inspired by his father, although he was also keen on "breaking the bonds of the Earth," flying anything from hang-gliders and microlites to old canvas or "spamcam" aircraft.
Instead, ranch owner Malcolm Jones had the bright idea of putting wheels on the hang-gliders and attaching them to small planes with a tow-wire.
He'd pinned his hopes on the latest of a series of self-designed hang-gliders, Geordie Flyer Plus.
Despite the speed, Stu added the hang-gliders are equipped with a range of modern safety features.
The accident victim and a friend had taken off in their motorised hang-gliders from a field at Inverhaggernie Farm.
Central Scotland Police said the pair had taken off in hang-gliders from a field at Inverhaggernie Farm, a mile north of Crianlarich, Perthshire.
Then I began noticing the hang-gliders hovering over our Swiss mountains.