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  1. E-flite Night Radian FT 2.0m BNF Basic & PNPRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 13 | Model Airplane News

    From E-flite : E-fliteA RadianA motor gliders are legendary because they capture the essence of pure and modern soaring styles in aircraft that are as much fun to sport fly as they are to soar. Inspired and approved by the Flite Test crew, the Night Radian FT improves the popular 2-meter version with multiple upgrades including a programmable LED light system that allows you to fly all day and night.

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  2. Ottery St Mary glider pilot Pete Startup wins the Nympsfield Task weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 12 | Sidmouth Herald

    With some of the best soaring conditions for many years, Pete Startup, from Ottery St Mary scored more than 10, 657 points to win the Task week, writes Jill Harmer. Devon and Somerset Gliding Club members, Pete, in his Discus glider, and Wyn Davies, from Topsham, with his LS7, competed at the Bristol and Gloucester Gliding Club.

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  3. Soaring the SolsticeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 11 | Benalla Ensign

    The Gliding Club of Victoria made the most of the shortest day of the year by hosting the first annual ''Soaring the Skies'' event in Benalla. With limited thermals and daylight, two things essential to unpowered flight, mid-winter is usually the time gliding enthusiasts need to find another hobby.

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  4. Local pilots and work colleagues achieve the next step at Devon & Somerset Gliding ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 10 | Midweek Herald

    With a super week of weather for gliding at North Hill, the July course enjoyed flying in blazing sunshine on four of the five days - Wednesday being the only day that the course was rained off. However, the latter poor weather enabled course members to catch up on some theory with a series of briefings from instructors Stuart Procter and Martin Woolner.

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  5. Students reach 3,000 feet thanks to glider donation from Norfolk clubRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 8 | Evening News

    Aviation engineering students Carlo Ladi and Sammie Ashforth, with Norfolk Gliding Club gliding instructor Steve Flowitt-Hill, towing a glider following a flight at Tibenham Airfield. Picture: Stuart Mackay Aviation students in Norwich have taken to the skies in gliders - something that will become a regular treat thanks to a club's donation.

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  6. Hanging high in RefugioRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 8 | The Countywide

    A hang glider pilot is air lifted by a motorized trike glider at Refugio County Airport on Friday, June 29. Numerous hang glider pilots returned to Refugio for the third year in a row to enjoy the unique thermals that keep hang gliders in the air. A hang glider pilot is air lifted by a motorized trike glider at Refugio County Airport on Friday, June 29. Numerous hang glider pilots returned to Refugio for the third year in a row to enjoy the unique thermals that keep hang gliders in the air.

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  7. LZ Lakehawk: WLBE's Ron Bisson fights and plays hard for vets Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 7 | The Daily Commercial

    AM 790 General Manager and morning show host Ron Bisson has been in radio a long time – and he has used that platform to support a number of local and regional veterans' initiatives.

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  8. Something Wild: Of Death, Beauty and VulturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 6 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    ... of the forest. And there are so many things to admire about TVs. Consider their flying prowess; they spend hours gliding for miles, flapping their wings minimally. They rely on thermal updrafts to gain altitudes and glide down to the next one. ...

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  9. No harm to glider or pilot in a inconvenienta landingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 5 | Methow Valley News Home Page

    To people unfamiliar with the mechanics of glider planes, seeing one in the middle of a hayfield last week was disconcerting.

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  10. Tower Hobbies Vista Grande EP Sailplane AR [VIDEO]Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 20 | Model Airplane News

    From Tower Hobbies : With its 100" span wing, the Vista Grande EP sailplane handles well in wind and responds gently to control input. Bold stripes on the wing bottom aid in following orientation.

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  11. Gliders seek sky-high thrills at King Mountain SafariRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2018 | Post Register

    ... saving them from a deadly plunge, might seem, well, asinine. But for thrill-seekers such as John Barsness, hang gliding is a hobby that has become a way of life. "You can't put it into words," he said. "I guess you can say it's the greatest calm and ...

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  12. 2019 NFL Draft: Here's an look early...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2018 | CBS Sports

    Every wide receiver draft class aspires to be the 2014 group, which will seemingly go down as one of the best in NFL history. Since that class -- which featured Odell Beckham Jr. , Mike Evans , Brandin Cooks , Sammy Watkins , Davante Adams , Allen Robinson , Jarvis Landry , and Kelvin Benjamin -- the collection of receivers that has entered the NFL has largely disappointed.

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  13. Hang gliders attempt to break record in RefugioRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2018 | The Countywide

    Johnny Durand, an Australian, held the world record up until American Dustin Martin set it at 474.7 miles in 2012. Sunday, June 24 through Saturday, July 7, Durant and a small group of hang gliding pilots will be at Rooke Field in Refugio to log long distances.

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  14. Element 3.5E F5J/ALES Electric SailplaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2018 | Model Airplane News

    From Esprit Tech : One of the most impressive European made sailplanes that we have ever seen. The brand new competition F5J/ALES Element 3.5E flies as good as it looks.

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  15. Accidental death ruling after Hexham pilot died in glider crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2018 | Chronicle Live

    Tony Anderson, 62, from Fourstones in Hexham, suffered fatal injuries after the crash at Currock Hill, near Chopwell, last year A glider pilot was killed after his aircraft crashed in a field shortly after take-off, an inquest has heard. Tony Anderson, from Fourstones in Hexham , took off from the Northumbria Gliding Club airfield at Currock Hill, near Chopwell, on April 8 last year.

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  16. Paramotor pilots brave the elements, gliding 1600km from Lake Eyre to Mt KosciuszkoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2018 | ABC News

    ... of the snow-capped crest of Mt Kosciuszko. The paramotor pilots, aged between 23 and 62, are members of the Hang Gliding Federation of Australia (HGFA) and completed the Australian-first journey over a two-week period last fortnight. It was the ...

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  17. Glider Deaths Rattle and MystifyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2018 | Planet Jackson Hole

    ... glider tours last about an hour, with the first 30 minutes behind a tow plane, and another 30 to 40 minutes gliding back to the airport in Driggs. Ciesinski was a seasoned pilot with more than 30 years of experience flying gliders. She also had ...

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  18. Letters to the editor, June 13Read the original story

    Jun 13, 2018 | Jackson Hole News And Guide

    There has been very thoughtful discussion by some candidates on growth, housing, etc. Yet by far the most serious growth issue of all is rarely even mentioned: With modern technology, many of our 7.5 billion humans no longer have to live and work in LA, New York, Beijing, London, Atlanta, Seoul, Dallas or whatever.

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  19. Mister Negative makes villainous friends in the E3 - Spider-Man' trailerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2018 | WALB-TV Albany

    ... follow the villain by running up the wall and though the roof. Oncein the open, the gameplay switches to turbcharged gliding and web-slinging action as Spidey chases after his enemy while dodging hurled electrical balls, falling strctures, and ...

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  20. Mister Negative makes villainous friends in the E3 'Spider-Man' trailerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2018 | Digital Trends

    ... the villain by running up the wall and though the roof. Once in the open, the gameplay switches to turbcharged gliding and web-slinging action as Spidey chases after his enemy while dodging hurled electrical balls, falling strctures, and exploding ...

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