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wingsuit flying

noun

the art of flying the human body through the air using a special jumpsuit that shapes the human body into an airfoil which creates lift

Examples

In wingsuit flying, the flier will deploy the parachute at a planned altitude and unzip the arm wings, if necessary, so they can reach up to the control toggles and fly to a normal parachute landing.

Word Origin

by 1930s

Usage Note

also wingsuit , n.

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