A Conversation for Paragliding - a History and Brief Description

Bad use of terminology

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Sidney Kidney, AKA Gruby Ben, friend of Dirty Den

This article has fundamental use of incorrect terminology. For instance, the "canopy" is not called in this in paragliding, its called a "wing" as that is exactly what it is. It has a specified glide ratio and aerofoil cross section.

Also the picture is incorrect and a "slider" is not used at all. This picture is a free fall parachute and not a paraglider.

Im sure there are many more errors and this article could should be corrected and improved.

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