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hang gliding pilotclick to hear

Person who flies a hang glider; an experienced pilot can skillfully use air currents to stay aloft for several hours at a time.
hang gliding pilot flight bag hang point harness control bar airframe

flight bag click to hear

Insulated bag attached to the harness that might be equipped with a reserve parachute; the pilot slides into it to maneuver the hang glider from a prone position.

hang point click to hear

Part where the harness is attached to the hang glider frame.

harness click to hear

Arrangement of straps that connects the pilot to the hang glider.

control bar click to hear

Lower part of the airframe that enables the pilot to maneuver the hang glider.

airframe click to hear

Triangular metal skeleton at the intersection of the keel and the crossbar.