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ISRAEL-ODDLY/
RTR4A407
October 14, 2014
A glider flies over a parking lot in northern Israel's Jezreel Valley during an international hot air...
EIN HAROD, Israel
A glider flies over a parking lot in northern Israel's Jezreel Valley during an international hot air...
A glider flies over a parking lot in northern Israel's Jezreel Valley during an international hot air balloon festival October 14, 2014. REUTERS/Nir Elias (ISRAEL - Tags: SOCIETY TRAVEL)
POLAND/
RTX157PL
November 10, 2013
A motor glider flies near the Belchatow Coal Mine, the biggest opencast mine of brown coal in Poland,...
BELCHATOW, Poland
A motor glider flies near the Belchatow Coal Mine in Belchatow
A motor glider flies near the Belchatow Coal Mine, the biggest opencast mine of brown coal in Poland, outside of Belchatow Power Station, Europe's largest coal-fired power plant, in Belchatow October 31, 2013. The 19th conference of the United Nation Framework Convention on Climate Change will begin in Warsaw from Monday, November 11. Picture taken October 31, 2013. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel (POLAND - Tags: ENERGY BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT)
CANADA/
RTX13D91
September 08, 2013
Emergency crews work at the scene of a Royal Canadian Air Force Air Cadet glider crash in Langley, British...
Langley, Canada
Emergency crews work at the scene of a Royal Canadian Air Force Air Cadet glider crash in Langley
Emergency crews work at the scene of a Royal Canadian Air Force Air Cadet glider crash in Langley, British Columbia September 8, 2013. According to a police spokesperson, the pilot of the glider, who was not seriously injured, crashed on the roof of a building while approaching a nearby airport. REUTERS/Andy Clark (CANADA - Tags: TRANSPORT MILITARY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
Vladimir Putin
Vladimir Putin
Flying With Cranes - 06 Sep 2012
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SLOVENIA/
RTR2PKVF
August 03, 2011
A hang-glider prepares to fly over the Vipavska valley near Nova Gorica August 3, 2011. REUTERS/Srdjan...
Nova Gorica, Slovenia
A hang-glider prepares to fly over the Vipavska valley near Nova Gorica
A hang-glider prepares to fly over the Vipavska valley near Nova Gorica August 3, 2011. REUTERS/Srdjan Zivulovic (SLOVENIA - Tags: SOCIETY)
HUNGARY
RTR2FPEK
June 25, 2010
Hungarian Gyorgy Gulyas sits in his glider as he is pulled by an aircraft over the town of Dunakeszi...
DUNAKESZI, Hungary
Hungarian Gulyas sits in his glider as he is pulled by an aircraft over the town of Dunakeszi
Hungarian Gyorgy Gulyas sits in his glider as he is pulled by an aircraft over the town of Dunakeszi June 25, 2010. Hungary will host the World Gliding Championships in July-August. Gulyas was world champion in the 15-metre class in the 2008 tournament. REUTERS/Laszlo Balogh (HUNGARY - Tags: SPORT SOCIETY)
AUSTRALIA/
RTXCQ39
March 13, 2009
A jet-assisted glider performs a loop during the Australian International Airshow in Melbourne March...
Melbourne, Australia
A jet-assisted glider performs a loop during the Australian International Airshow in Melbourne
A jet-assisted glider performs a loop during the Australian International Airshow in Melbourne March 13, 2009. The Australian International Airshow will run from March 13 to March 18 at Avalon Airport 40km (25 miles) west of Melbourne.
REUTERS/Mick Tsikas (AUSTRALIA TRANSPORT MILITARY SOCIETY)
AUSTRALIA/
RTXCQ34
March 13, 2009
Spectators watch a jet-assisted glider performing aerial acrobatics during the Australian International...
Melbourne, Australia
Spectators watch a jet-assisted glider performing aerial acrobatics during the Australian International...
Spectators watch a jet-assisted glider performing aerial acrobatics during the Australian International Airshow in Melbourne March 13, 2009. The Australian International Airshow will run from March 13 to March 18 at Avalon Airport 40km (25 miles) west of Melbourne.
REUTERS/Mick Tsikas (AUSTRALIA TRANSPORT MILITARY SOCIETY IMAGE OF THE DAY TOP PICTURE)
SWITZERLAND/
RTR218G6
August 16, 2008
A man takes a picture of a glider which has crashed onto the roof of a carpenter's shop in the village...
BUTTWIL, Switzerland
A man takes a picture of a glider which has crashed onto the roof of a carpenter's shop in the village...
A man takes a picture of a glider which has crashed onto the roof of a carpenter's shop in the village of Buttwil south of Zurich August 16, 2008. The 65 year-old pilot died in the crash. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann (SWITZERLAND)
RUSSIA/
RTR1VDUT
October 27, 2007
A pilot directs his motor glider through the air near Ostankino TV tower in Moscow October 27, 2007....
Moscow, Russia
Pilot directs his motor glider through the air in Moscow
A pilot directs his motor glider through the air near Ostankino TV tower in Moscow October 27, 2007. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin (RUSSIA)
INDIA/
RTR1OKCF
April 12, 2007
A boy watches as a micro-light glider flies overhead during an air show in Kolkata April 12, 2007. REUTERS/Parth...
Kolkata, India
A boy watches as a micro-light glider flies overhead during an air show in Kolkata
A boy watches as a micro-light glider flies overhead during an air show in Kolkata April 12, 2007. REUTERS/Parth Sanyal (INDIA)
RUSSIA
RTRRI4C
March 04, 2005
A man glides with parachute on the ice of the Gulf of Finland outside the city of St. Petersburg, March...
St.Petersburg, Russia
A man glides with parachute on the ice of the Gulf of Finland outside the city of St.Petersburg.
A man glides with parachute on the ice of the Gulf of Finland outside the city of St. Petersburg, March 4, 2005. This sport is rapidly gaining in popularity in Russia. NO RIGHTS CLEARANCES OR PERMISSIONS ARE REQUIRED FOR THIS IMAGE. REUTERS/Alexander Demianchuk CVI/WS
LIFE GLIDER FOSSETT
RTRY0AT
August 10, 2002
American adventurer Steve Fossett (rear) and Perlan Project team leader
Einar Enevoldson under tow on...
Omarama, New Zealand
ADVENTURER FOSSETT AND ENEVOLDSON UNDER TOW ON WAY TO ATTEMPTING
ALTITUDE RECORD ABOVE OMARAMA.
American adventurer Steve Fossett (rear) and Perlan Project team leader
Einar Enevoldson under tow on their way to attempting the world
altitude record in Omarama August 10, 2002. The Perlan Project is an
attempt to take a German DG505 glider past the existing record of
14,938m (48,996 feet), through severe turbulence and extreme
temperatures to 18,288m (60,000 feet). If the mission succeeds, a
pressurised sailplane will be built to attempt reaching about 30,000m
(100,000 feet) on the edges of space. REUTERS/Simon Baker

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LIFE GLIDER FOSSETT
RTRY0AQ
August 10, 2002
American adventurer Steve Fossett (rear) and Perlan Project team leader
Einar Enevoldson under tow on...
Omarama, New Zealand
ADVENTURER FOSSETT AND ENEVOLDSON UNDER TOW ON WAY TO ATTEMPTING
ALTITUDE RECORD ABOVE OMARAMA.
American adventurer Steve Fossett (rear) and Perlan Project team leader
Einar Enevoldson under tow on their way to attempting the world
altitude record in Omarama August 10, 2002. The Perlan Project is an
attempt to take a German DG505 glider past the existing record of
14,938m (48,996 feet), through severe turbulence and extreme
temperatures to 18,288m (60,000 feet). If the mission succeeds, a
pressurised sailplane will be built to attempt reaching about 30,000m
(100,000 feet) on the edges of space. REUTERS/Simon Baker

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LIFE GLIDER FOSSETT
RTRY0AM
August 10, 2002
Perlan Project team leader Einar Enevoldson and U.S. adventurer Steve
Fossett (R) wait on the air field...
Omarama, New Zealand
ADVENTURER FOSSETT AND ENEVOLDSON WAIT ON AIR FIELD BEFORE WORLD
ALTITUDE RECORD IN OMARAMA.
Perlan Project team leader Einar Enevoldson and U.S. adventurer Steve
Fossett (R) wait on the air field before their attempt at the world
altitude record in Omarama August 10, 2002. The Perlan Project is an
attempt to take a German DG505 glider past the existing record of
14,938m (48,996 feet), through severe turbulence and extreme
temperatures to 18,288m (60,000 feet). If the mission succeeds, a
pressurised sailplane will be built to attempt reaching about 30,000m
(100,000 feet) on the edges of space. REUTERS/Simon Baker

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LIFE GLIDER FOSSETT
RTRY0AH
August 10, 2002
Perlan Project team leader Einar Enevoldson and U.S. adventurer Steve
Fossett (rear) sit in their glider...
Omarama, New Zealand
ADVENTURER FOSSETT AND ENEVOLDSON PREPARE FOR ALTITUDE RECORD IN NEW
ZEALAND.
Perlan Project team leader Einar Enevoldson and U.S. adventurer Steve
Fossett (rear) sit in their glider with assistance from Mike Todd and
Pat Seamount (rear), before their attempt at the world altitude record
in Omarama August 10, 2002. The Perlan Project is an attempt to take a
German DG505 glider past the existing record of 14,938m (48,996 feet),
through severe turbulence and extreme temperatures to 18,288m (60,000
feet). If the mission succeeds, a pressurised sailplane will be built
to attempt reaching about 30,000m (100,000 feet) on the edges of space.
REUTERS/Simon Baker

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LIFE GLIDER FOSSETT
RTRY0AD
August 10, 2002
U.S. adventurer Steve Fossett waits in his glider before his world
altitude record attempt in Omarama...
Omarama, New Zealand
ADVENTURER FOSSETT WAITS IN GLIDER BEFORE WORLD ALTITUDE ATTEMPT ABOVE
OMARAMA.
U.S. adventurer Steve Fossett waits in his glider before his world
altitude record attempt in Omarama August 10, 2002. Fossett is
attempting to take a German DG505 glider past the existing record of
14,938 metres (48,996 feet), through severe turbulence and extreme
temperatures to 18,288 metres (60,000 feet). If the mission succeeds, a
pressurised sailplane will be built to attempt reaching about 30,000
metres (100,000 feet), on the edges of space. REUTERS/Simon Baker

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LIFE GLIDER FOSSETT
RTRY0AA
August 10, 2002
U.S. adventurer Steve Fossett is (L) helped into his glider by
technician Mike Todd before his world...
Omarama, New Zealand
ADVENTURER FOSSETT PREPARES FOR ALTITUDE RECORD ATTEMPT IN NEW ZEALAND.
U.S. adventurer Steve Fossett is (L) helped into his glider by
technician Mike Todd before his world altitude record attempt in
Omarama August 10, 2002. Fossett is attempting to take a German DG505
glider past the existing record of 14,938 metres (48,996 feet), through
severe turbulence and extreme temperatures to 18,288 metres (60,000
feet). If the mission succeeds, a pressurised sailplane will be built
to attempt reaching about 30,000 metres (100,000 feet), on the edges of
space. REUTERS/Simon Baker

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LIFE GLIDER FOSSETT
RTRY0A5
August 10, 2002
U.S. adventurer Steve Fossett gets suited up by technician Mike Todd
before his world altitude record...
Omarama, New Zealand
ADVENTURER FOSSETT PREPARES FOR ALTITUDE RECORD ATTEMPT IN NEW ZEALAND.
U.S. adventurer Steve Fossett gets suited up by technician Mike Todd
before his world altitude record attempt in Omarama August 10, 2002.
Fossett is attempting to take a German DG505 glider past the existing
record of 14,938 metres (48,996 feet), through severe turbulence and
extreme temperatures to 18,288 metres (60,000 feet). If the mission
succeeds, a pressurised sailplane will be built to attempt reaching
about 30,000 metres (100,000 feet), on the edges of space.
REUTERS/Simon Baker

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LIFE GLIDER FOSSETT
RTRY0A2
August 10, 2002
U.S. adventurer Steve Fossett (L) and Perlan Project team leader Einar
Enevoldson (rear) get suited...
Omarama, New Zealand
ADVENTURER FOSSETT PREPARES FOR ALTITUDE RECORD ATTEMPT IN NEW ZEALAND.
U.S. adventurer Steve Fossett (L) and Perlan Project team leader Einar
Enevoldson (rear) get suited up by technician Mike Todd before their
world altitude record attempt in Omarama August 10, 2002. The Perlan
Project's goal is to take a German DG505 glider past the existing
record of 14,938 metres (48,996 feet), through severe turbulence and
extreme temperatures to 18,288 metres (60,000 feet). If the mission
succeeds, a pressurised sailplane will be built to attempt reaching
about 30,000 metres (100,000 feet), on the edges of space.
REUTERS/Simon Baker

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LIFE GLIDER FOSSETT
RTR82HJ
July 24, 2002
American adventurer Steve Fossett undergoes a test fitting of his
pressure suit at the Perlan Project...
Omarama, New Zealand
ADVENTURER FOSSETT HAS TEST FITTING OF PRESSURE SUIT IN OMARAMA.
American adventurer Steve Fossett undergoes a test fitting of his
pressure suit at the Perlan Project workshop in Omarama July 24, 2002.
The Perlan Project is an effort to take a German DG505 glider past the
existing record of 14,938 metres (48,996 feet), through severe
turbulence and extreme temperatures to 18,288 metres (60,000 feet). If
the mission succeeds, a pressurised sailplane will be built to attempt
reaching about 30,000 metres (100,000 feet), on the edges of space.
REUTERS/Simon Baker

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LIFE GLIDER FOSSETT
RTR82HE
July 24, 2002
American adventurer Steve Fossett has his pressure suit fitted by
technician Mike Todd during a test...
Omarama, New Zealand
ADVENTURER FOSSETT HAS TEST FITTING OF PRESSURE SUIT IN OMARAMA.
American adventurer Steve Fossett has his pressure suit fitted by
technician Mike Todd during a test fitting at the Perlan Project
workshop in Omarama July 24, 2002. The Perlan Project is an effort to
take a German DG505 glider past the existing record of 14,938 metres
(48,996 feet), through severe turbulence and extreme temperatures to
18,288 metres (60,000 feet). If the mission succeeds, a pressurised
sailplane will be built to attempt reaching about 30,000 metres
(100,000 feet), on the edges of space. REUTERS/Simon Baker

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LIFE GLIDER FOSSETT
RTR82H8
July 24, 2002
American adventurer Steve Fossett (L) has his pressure suit fitted by
technician Mike Todd during a...
Omarama, New Zealand
ADVENTURER FOSSETT HAS TEST FITTING OF PRESSURE SUIT IN OMARAMA.
American adventurer Steve Fossett (L) has his pressure suit fitted by
technician Mike Todd during a test fitting at the Perlan Project
workshop in Omarama July 24, 2002. The Perlan Project is an effort to
take a German DG505 glider past the existing record of 14,938 metres
(48,996 feet), through severe turbulence and extreme temperatures to
18,288 metres (60,000 feet). If the mission succeeds, a pressurised
sailplane will be built to attempt reaching about 30,000 metres
(100,000 feet), on the edges of space. REUTERS/Simon Baker

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LIFE GLIDER FOSSETT
RTRXMKU
July 23, 2002
Instrumentation engineer Jim Murray (L) and pressure suit technician
Mike Todd work on a German DG505...
Omarama, New Zealand
TECHNICIANS WORK ON PERLAN PROJECT GLIDER IN OMARAMA.
Instrumentation engineer Jim Murray (L) and pressure suit technician
Mike Todd work on a German DG505 glider at the Perlan Project
operations base in Omarama July 23, 2002. The Perlan Project is an
effort to take the German DG505 glider, with American adventurer Steve
Fossett and Einar Enevoldson at the controls, past the existing record
of 14,938 m (48,996 feet), through severe turbulence and extreme
temperatures to 18,288 m (60,000 feet). If the mission succeeds, a
pressurised sailplane will be built to attempt to reach 30,000 m
(100,000 feet), on the edges of space. REUTERS/Simon Baker

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LIFE GLIDER FOSSETT
RTRXMH4
July 23, 2002
American adventurer Steve Fossett boards a fixed wing aircraft for a
familiarisation flight of local...
Omarama, New Zealand
ADVENTURER FOSSETT BOARDS PLANE FOR FAMILIARISATION FLIGHT IN OMAMARA.
American adventurer Steve Fossett boards a fixed wing aircraft for a
familiarisation flight of local terrain near Omarama July 23, 2002.
Fossett is part of the Perlan Project, whose aim is to take a German
DG505 glider past the existing record of 14,938 m (48,996 feet),
through severe turbulence and extreme temperatures to 18,288 m (60,000
feet). If the mission succeeds, a pressurised sailplane will be built
in an attempt to reach 30,000m (100,000 feet), on the edges of space.
REUTERS/Simon Baker

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LIFE GLIDER FOSSETT
RTRXMH1
July 23, 2002
American adventurer Steve Fossett (L) and Perlan Project team leader
Einar Enevoldson study a map of...
Omarama, New Zealand
ADVENTURER FOSSETT AND TEAM LEADER STUDY MAP IN OMARAMA BEFORE FLIGHT.
American adventurer Steve Fossett (L) and Perlan Project team leader
Einar Enevoldson study a map of the local terrain before a
familiarisation flight in a fixed wing aircraft in Omarama July 23,
2002. The Perlan Project aim's to take a German DG505 glider past the
existing record of 14,938 m (48,996 feet), through severe turbulence
and extreme temperatures to 18,288 m (60,000 feet). If the mission
succeeds, a pressurised sailplane will be built in an attempt to reach
30,000m (100,000 feet), on the edges of space. REUTERS/Simon Baker

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LIFE GLIDER FOSSETT
RTR80Z3
July 23, 2002
American adventurer Steve Fossett, sitting in the front seat, and local
Omarama glider pilot Doug Hamilton...
Omarama, New Zealand
ADVENTURER FOSSETT PREPARES FOR FLIGHT IN GLIDER IN OMARAMA.
American adventurer Steve Fossett, sitting in the front seat, and local
Omarama glider pilot Doug Hamilton prepare for a familiarisation flight
of local terrain in an ASH 25 glider in Omarama July 23, 2002. The
Perlan Project aims to take a German DG505 glider past the existing
record of 14,938 m (48,996 feet), through severe turbulence and extreme
temperatures to 18,288 m (60,000 feet). If the mission succeeds, a
pressurised sailplane will be built in an attempt to reach 30,000m
(100,000 feet), on the edges of space. REUTERS/Simon Baker

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