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Glider may refer to:


  • Glider (aircraft), heavier-than-air aircraft primarily intended for unpowered flight
    • Glider (sailplane), a rigid-winged glider aircraft with an undercarriage, used in the sport of gliding
    • Hang glider, foot-launched aircraft with a framed wing, usually used for recreation
    • Military glider, used to transport combat troops and equipment to a combat zone
    • Motor glider, a glider with a power source to generate thrust
    • Paraglider, foot-launched, unframed fabric wing, usually used for recreation
    • Speed Glider, a paraglider designed for skiing down steep mountain slopes
    • Rocket glider, a rocket propelled aircraft that routinely lands as a glider
    • Walkalong glider, a model glider with updraft generated by a person walking behind
    • Paper glider, a model or toy glider made out of paper




Gliding possums[edit]

Other uses[edit]

  • Glider (furniture), a comfortable swinging seat that has a motion similar to a rocking chair

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