Translation of glider in Spanish:
- 1 (Aviation) 1.1 (plane) (before noun) glider pilotpiloto (masculine and feminine) de planeadorExample sentences1.2 (person)
piloto (masculine and feminine) de vuelo sin motorExample sentences
- While most gliders are towed, then released, by a powered aircraft, some gliders are equipped with engine power to reach their target altitude.
- Prior to this time, he had been concerned with gliders and fixed-wing aircraft and, in 1918, designed a tri-motor bomber for the Spanish Air Force.
- Using gliders, helicopters, remote-controlled models, micro-light aircraft and balloons the filmmakers were able to get the stunning footage.
- Like more familiar gliders, such as flying squirrels, flying snakes are not actually able to fly upward.
- And like flying squirrels, these anomalurids are accomplished gliders, leaping from the tops of trees and capable of agile bends and changes of direction.
- That principle is also at work in the spread between the feathers on the wing tips of the best low-speed gliders, such as vultures and hawks.
- 2 (swinging seat)(American English)Example sentences
- She flopped back down into the glider, setting it swinging wildly for a moment.
- Music leaked softly from the windows behind him, when he'd resumed his seat on the glider.
- He sat back down on the porch glider, and continued with his widdle work.
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