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Aerospace is the human effort in science, engineering and business to fly in the atmosphere of Earth (aeronautics) and surrounding space (astronautics).
The Air Training Corps (ATC) is a British volunteer-military youth organisation, sponsored by the Ministry of Defence and the Royal Air Force.
The Baynes Bat (or sometimes Slingsby-Baynes Bat) was an experimental glider of the Second World War, designed by L. E. Baynes.
The Buxton Hjordis was a single-seat sailplane built by Slingsby Sailplanes Ltd. in the UK to a design by G.M Buxton.
Cobham plc is a British manufacturing company based in Wimborne Minster, Dorset, England.
A composite material (also called a composition material or shortened to composite, which is the common name) is a material made from two or more constituent materials with significantly different physical or chemical properties that, when combined, produce a material with characteristics different from the individual components.
The Currie Wot (pronounced as "what") was a 1930s British single-seat aerobatic biplane aircraft.
Die Another Day is a 2002 British spy film, the twentieth film in the ''James Bond'' series produced by Eon Productions, as well as the fourth and final film to star Pierce Brosnan as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond.
Fiberglass (US) or fibreglass (UK) is a common type of fiber-reinforced plastic using glass fiber.
Frederick 'Fred' Nicholas Slingsby MM (6 November 1894 – 21 May 1973) was the founder of Slingsby Sailplanes Ltd (later Slingsby Aviation).
A glider or sailplane is a type of glider aircraft used in the leisure activity and sport of gliding.
The James Bond series focuses on a fictional British Secret Service agent created in 1953 by writer Ian Fleming, who featured him in twelve novels and two short-story collections.
Kirkbymoorside is a small market town and civil parish in the Ryedale district of North Yorkshire, England, about north of York, midway between Pickering and Helmsley, on the edge of the North York Moors National Park.
A light aircraft is an aircraft that has a maximum gross takeoff weight of or less.
Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group is an aircraft maintenance, modification and design company located at Cambridge Airport, which it also owns and operates.
Military gliders (an offshoot of common gliders) have been used by the military of various countries for carrying troops (glider infantry) and heavy equipment to a combat zone, mainly during the Second World War.
North Yorkshire is a non-metropolitan county (or shire county) and larger ceremonial county in England.
René Fournier (born 18 December 1932) is a French former professional racing cyclist.
The Royal Air Force (RAF) is the United Kingdom's aerial warfare force.
The RRG Falke (Falcon) of 1930 was a secondary training glider designed by Alexander Lippisch in Germany and intended to provide better performance than his earlier RRG Prüfling whilst being easier to fly because of its inherent stability.
A rudder is a primary control surface used to steer a ship, boat, submarine, hovercraft, aircraft, or other conveyance that moves through a fluid medium (generally air or water).
The Rumpler C.IV was a German single-engine, two-seat reconnaissance biplane.
The Slingsby SAH 2200 hovercraft is a small military hovercraft produced by Slingsby Amphibious Hovercraft Company of Kirkbymoorside, England, and used by the Finnish Border Guard.
Scarborough is a town on the North Sea coast of North Yorkshire, England.
The Schneider Grunau Baby was a single-seat sailplane first built in Germany in 1931, with some 6,000 examples constructed in some 20 countries.
The HP-14 is a Richard Schreder-designed all-metal glider aircraft that was offered as a kit for homebuilding during the 1960s and 1970s.
Slingsby Aviation is a British aircraft company based in Kirkbymoorside, North Yorkshire, England.
The Slingsby CAMCO V-Liner was a proposed advertising aircraft of unusual design of the 1960s.
The Slingsby T.49 Capstan is a British two-seat glider of the 1960s built by Slingsby Sailplanes as a replacement for their earlier Type 42 Eagle.
The Slingsby Type 51 Dart is a single seat competition glider designed in the early 1960s, initially as a 15 m span Standard Class aircraft but evolved into an Open Class, 17 m sailplane.
The Slingsby Type 42 Eagle was a two-seat glider designed in England from 1952.
The Slingsby T.1/T.2 Falcon or British Falcon) was a single-seat sport glider produced, in 1931-37, by Fred Slingsby in Scarborough, Yorkshire.
The Slingsby T.24 Falcon 4 was a two-seat training glider designed in the UK just after World War II for ATC use.
The Slingsby T.4 Falcon 3 was a two-seat training glider produced from 1935, by Fred Slingsby in Kirbymoorside, Yorkshire.
The Slingsby Type 61 Falke was a licence-built version of the Scheibe SF 25B Motor glider built by Slingsby Sailplanes.
The Slingsby T.38 Grasshopper is a British primary training glider built by Slingsby Sailplanes for the Royal Air Force.
The Slingsby Hengist was a British military glider designed and built by Slingsby Sailplanes Ltd.
The Slingsby T.59 Kestrel is a British Open class glider which first flew in August 1970.
The Slingsby T.9 King Kite is a British glider designed and built by Slingsby that first flew in 1937.
The Slingsby T.7 Kirby Cadet is a British training glider designed and built by Slingsby that first flew in 1935 and saw service with the Royal Air Force for use by the Air Training Corps as the Cadet TX.1 throughout the 1950, 1960s and 1970s.
The Slingsby T.12 Gull was a British single-seat glider designed and built by Slingsby Sailplanes and first flown in 1938.
The Slingsby T.8 Kirby Tutor was a single-seat sport glider produced from 1937, by Fred Slingsby in Kirbymoorside, Yorkshire.
The Slingsby T.6/T.23 Kirby Kite was a single-seat sport glider produced from 1935, by Fred Slingsby in Kirbymoorside, Yorkshire.
The Slingsby T.29 Motor Tutor was a single-seat motor glider produced from 1948, by Slingsby Sailplanes in Kirbymoorside, Yorkshire.
The Slingsby T.13 Petrel was a British single-seat competition glider built by Slingsby Sailplanes just before World War II.
The Slingsby T.30 Prefect is a 1948 British modernisation of the 1932 single-seat Grunau Baby glider.
The Slingsby T.3 Primary (a.k.a. Dagling) was a single-seat training glider produced in the 1930s by Fred Slingsby in Kirbymoorside, Yorkshire.
The Slingsby Type 34 Sky is a high performance single seat competition sailplane built in the United Kingdom.
The Slingsby T.37 Skylark 1 was a sport sailplane of moderate dimensions, built during 1952-3 at Kirbymoorside, Yorkshire by Slingsby Sailplanes.
The Slingsby T.41 Skylark 2 was a sailplane produced from 1953 at Kirbymoorside, Yorkshire by Slingsby Sailplanes.
The Slingsby T.43 Skylark 3 was a single seat Open Class sailplane developed from the Skylark 2 with an extended wingspan.
The Slingsby T.50 Skylark 4 was a British single seat competition glider built by Slingsby Sailplanes in the early 1960s.
The Slingsby Type 45 Swallow was designed as a club sailplane of reasonable performance and price.
The Slingsby T.20 was a British glider designed and built by Slingsby that first flew in 1944.
The Slingsby T.21 is an open-cockpit, side-by-side two-seat glider, built by Slingsby Sailplanes Ltd and first flown in 1944.
The Slingsby T.25 Gull 4 is a British glider designed and built by Slingsby that first flew in 1947.
The Slingsby T.53 was the first all-metal sailplane designed and built in the United Kingdom.
The Slingsby T67 Firefly, originally produced as the Fournier RF-6, is a two-seat aerobatic training aircraft, built by Slingsby Aviation in Kirkbymoorside, Yorkshire, England.
The T.31 Tandem Tutor is a British military training glider, designed and built by Slingsby and used in large numbers by the Air Training Corps between 1951 and 1986.
The Vickers-Slingsby T-65 Vega is a 15-metre class glider which first flew on 3 June 1977.
The Sopwith Camel was a British First World War single-seat biplane fighter aircraft introduced on the Western Front in 1917.
A submarine (or simply sub) is a watercraft capable of independent operation underwater.
The Tipsy Nipper T.66 is an aerobatic light aircraft, developed in 1952 by Ernest Oscar Tips of Avions Fairey at Gosselies in Belgium.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.
Welburn is a village and civil parish in the Ryedale district of North Yorkshire, in England, 2 miles south west of Kirkbymoorside and about 24 miles from York.
The World Gliding Championships (WGC) is a gliding competition held every two years or so by the FAI Gliding Commission.
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