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microlight in Air topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmicrolightmi‧cro‧light /ˈmaɪkrəʊlaɪt $ -kroʊ-/ noun [countable]  TTAa very light small plane for one or two people
Examples from the Corpus
microlightHe was to receive the necessary flying instruction from a microlight instructor.Rotors and microlights whirred overhead; the sky was thick with traffic.Unlike nearly every microlight aircraft I've flown to date, the power plant up front was not out of the Rotax stable.Then last February he bought a second-hand Gemini FlashIIA microlight, a weight-shift control aircraft, direct from the manufacturer.Charles Cockell plans to collect moths from his microlight plane.Read in studio A revolutionary type of microlight aircraft has won a design council award.In December 1991 he often visited a nearby farm landing strip and talked to microlight owners and examined their aircraft.But unlike microlights they can cope deftly with the most terrifying low-level turbulence.