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  1. Schacher Shelter keeps improvingRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Work on the Schacher Shelter began a few years ago, and last year the shelter was officially opened at the 13km launch site on Mount 7, but it has taken continued support to build it into more than the structure that stood last year. Work on the Schacher Shelter began a few years ago, and last year the shelter was officially opened at the 13km launch site on Mount 7, but it has taken continued support to build it into more than the structure that stood last year.

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  2. In Video: Coastguard saves paraglider who crashed into cliffRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Belfast Telegraph

    HM Coastguard received a 999 call from a member of the public on Sunday to say a man was stuck on a narrow ledge at Thorncombe Beacon.

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  3. Watch: Paraglider rescued after crashing into cliff on Jurassic CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    ... harness, the pair were winched to the top of the cliff. A second rope technician then descended to recover the paragliding equipment, which had become snagged on the cliff, along with the pilot's personal possessions. The man was checked over by ...

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  4. Dramatic moment topless paraglider has to be hauled to safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... safe distance away to act as an 'eye in the sky' during the rescue. The man, who was not local to the area, was paragliding as part of a group when he lost control crashed into the steep cliff face. He managed to detach himself from his canopy and ...

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  5. Jurassic Coast cliff crash paraglider rescuedRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | BBC News

    A paraglider pilot was hauled to safety by a coastguard rescue team after crashing into a cliff on Dorset's Jurassic Coast.

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  6. Man, 55, due in Ayr court over paragliding protest while Donald Trump stayed at hotelRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Evening Times

    A man is due in court on Monday over a paragliding protest at Turnberry while Donald Trump was staying at his hotel . A banner reading Trump Well Below Par was revealed shortly after the US president arrived at the South Ayrshire hotel on Friday.

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  7. Police Officer Shares Passion For ParaglidingRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | 5NEWSonline.com

    ... an adventure. "When you look to the sky and see a large wing and a motor, that's what that is, it's called power paragliding and it's a great, safe, fun way to spend your time," said O'Brien.

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  8. DeLand, FL Airport To Open New Administration BuildingRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 12 | Aero-News Network

    A new administration building is under construction at DeLand Municipal Airport in central Florida, which airport officials say is on track to open just ahead of the Third Annual Sport Aviation Showcase. The new building is 6000 square feet, designed to house the Airport Manager and staff offices, a 76-seat meeting room, a kitchenette, a pilot lounge and a 24-hour accessible locker room.

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  9. Man due in court over Donald Trump protestRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    ... paraglider carried a banner bearing the message 'TRUMP: WELL BELOW PAR.' A man is due in court on Monday over a paragliding protest at Turnberry while Donald Trump was staying at his hotel . A banner reading Trump Well Below Par was revealed shortly ...

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  10. Trump Buzzed By ParagliderRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | AVweb

    On a recent flight home, we were cruising along at 7,000 feet in good weather, except for the occasional encounter with the very top of a... We just had our annual summer cookout here at the virtual airport. It was a success-we didn't run out of brats, burgers or beer... This week, announcements have come in about a new aerobatics show at Oshkosh, the purchase of four simulators by Kent State University, a... Air China will take a 'zero tolerance' approach to its investigation of a first officer's apparently bungled attempt to... A government report says a longtime FAA inspector allowed unqualified pilots to fly for the U.S.'s largest airline.

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  11. Man to appear in court after paragliding past Trump hotelRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Evening Times

    A MAN will appear in court tomorrow in relation to an incident which saw a parachute fly in the vicinity of Donald Trump 's Turnberry Hotel . The 55-year-old is expected to appear at Ayr Sheriff Court on Monday after the powered flying apparatus appeared at the resort at around 9.45pm on Friday evening.

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  12. Man Arrested After Paraglider Unfurls Anti-Trump Banner at Scotland ResortRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The New York Times

    The police in Scotland have arrested a 55-year-old man in connection with a paragliding protest timed to coincide with President Trump's arrival on Friday night for a weekend of golf. Footage shared by reporters on social media and by the website of the environmental group Greenpeace U.K .

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  13. Arrest Made After Paraglider Interrupts Trump's Scotland InfomercialRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | New York Magazine

    A 55-year-old man has been arrested in connection with an airborne protest that momentarily interrupted President Trump's attempt to promote his unprofitable golf resort in Scotland over the weekend. On Friday night, a paraglider violated the no-fly zone around the Trump Turnberry resort in Ayrshire and buzzed the president and his hotel with a Greenpeace banner that said Trump was "well below par."

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  14. Paragliding Trump protester arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | WPTV Local News

    Police in Scotland have arrested the paragliding protester who was able to get surprisingly close to President Donald Trump on Friday night as the President visited his Turnberry golf resort. In a statement, Police Scotland said a 55-year-old man has been charged and will appear in Ayr Sheriff Court on Monday.

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  15. Paraglider arrested, charged after flying close to President Trump in Scotland protestRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    The paragliding protester who got a little too close to President Trump in western Scotland on Friday night is in custody, police said Sunday. The 55-year-old suspect has been arrested and charged in connection with the pre-arranged Greenpeace protest, but police did not give further details.

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  16. Meet the man who makes $1,500 a month from a side hustle selling live cricketsRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Echo Times

    ... may be his sit down with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Police in Scotland are searching for a Greenpeace paragliding protester who they say breached a no-fly zone while trying to send President Donald Trump a message as he entered a Scottish ...

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  17. 'Let the man get on with his life!' Locals say Trump has been good for TurnberryRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... in front of Turnberry kept spectators of all agendas from reaching the president's property on Saturday after a paragliding incident the evening before that the media has been front and center to witness. An environmental activist flying a ...

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  18. Man charged in connection with Trump paragliding protestRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Wimbledon Guardian

    A man has been charged in connection with an incident where a paraglider flew over Donald Trump's Turnberry resort in Scotland and unfurled a protest sign. The banner read Trump Well Below Par and was revealed shortly after the US president arrived at the Ayrshire hotel on Friday.

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  19. Iran holds int'l paragliding championshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Tehran Times

    The two-day paragliding accuracy landing competition brought together athletes from Turkey, Afghanistan and Iraq and 200 participants from Iran in Kuh-e Khalil in Urmia in northwest of Iran.

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  20. Man arrested in connection with Trump paragliding protestRead the original story

    Yesterday | Braintree and Witham Times

    A man has been arrested in connection with an incident where a paraglider flew over Donald Trump's Turnberry resort in Scotland and unfurled a protest sign. The banner read "Trump Well Below Par" and the stunt was orchestrated by environmental group Greenpeace shortly after the US president arrived at the Ayrshire hotel on Friday.

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