microlight

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microlight

(ˈmaɪkrəʊˌlaɪt) or

microlite

n
(Aeronautics) a small private aircraft carrying no more than two people, with an empty weight of not more than 150 kg and a wing area not less than 10 square metres: used in pleasure flying and racing
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Translations

microlight

microlite [ˈmaɪkrəʊˌlaɪt] N (also microlight aircraft) → avión m ultraligero, ultraligero m
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microlight

[ˈmaɪkrəʊlaɪt] n (= aircraft) → ULM m
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microlight

[ˈmaɪkrəʊˌlaɪt] naereo m biposto inv
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References in periodicals archive ?
Newcastle Air Traffic Control safely navigated the 100 microlights through the controlled airspace over the city on Saturday.
Gordon has 15 years' experience flying microlights and has been a trainer for the past six years.
Gordon Douglas is the chief flying instructor and owner of East of Scotland Microlights, a school based at East Fortune Airfield in East Lothian which trains people to fly microlights.
Although microlights conform to stringent British requirements there is no agreed international standard or approval.
They will join their friends Tim Jones from Deiniolen and university lecturer Shaun McLernanan and 120 UK-based microlights in Calais for the flight.
According to the report: "The National Microlight Association of Ireland and the British Microlight Aircraft Association should inform all its members that seemingly insignificant amounts of frost, or even rain on the wings of flex-wing microlights can degrade the performance of the wing to the extent that the aircraft cannot be safely flown."
A member of the Scottish Aero Club, he had been flying microlights for four years before the accident.
Except for the very long ride to the Al Marmoom desert reserve, the microlights are worth the trip.
Microlights have been in Paphos airport for about seven years, and there has been only one other incident.