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hang glider

Translation of hang glider in Spanish:


  • 1.1 (device)
    Example sentences
    • Imagine a hang-glider suspended over a trike and you're on the right track.
    • The pair fell off the edge of the Aiguille du Midi, near Chamonix, Switzerland, as they tried to take off in a double-harnessed parapente, a large parachute like a hang-glider.
    • After spending countless hours flying hang-gliders, he developed a hunger to create a flying machine that could take off like a plane with wheels or with floats on water in just 25 meters.
    1.2 (person)
    piloto (masculine and feminine) de ala delta or (Mexico) de deslizador
    Example sentences
    • Sitting on top of Mam Tor after a dusty, sweaty drive through the dales, watching hang-gliders and paragliders swirl beneath us, feeling fresh wind on the back of our necks
    • With the increased use of the Town Park playing fields and the loss of the Valley Floor west of town for political reasons, the festival no longer had a suitable landing zone for hang-gliders.
    • I am busy now trying to get my Sport Pilot Examiner appointment, which could benefit tug pilots and hang-gliders as well.

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