from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A recreational aircraft constructed of lightweight materials such as aluminum, graphite composites, or high-strength plastics, having an engine of roughly 15 to 40 horsepower and often resembling a hang glider with wings.
- adj. Very light.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Extremely light; weighing very little, of utmost lightness.
- n. an aircraft that weighs very little
Since the sixties certain "ultralight" planes had been equipped with rescue parachutes for the planes as a whole.
Anyway you guys that are interested in ultralight fishing go to Cabelas and look at the falcon panfish rod they are about $70 dollars for a 6 foot one but they are American made and very well priced
It may also be bought fully assembled and operated as an 'ultralight' rotorcraft.
East Bay consultancy that has tracked "ultralight" startups.
Respectable, that is, until you consider that my goal had been to achieve 'ultralight' status, which meant a sub-ten-pound base weight.
The United States charged Bout last year with agreeing to sell surface-to-air missiles, armor-piercing rocket launchers, "ultralight" airplanes, unmanned aerial vehicles, and other weapons to FARC.
Is it possible to launch one of those on an "ultralight" budget?
Ultralite backpackers (who can't agree on whether it should be spelled "ultralight" or
I just got a really nice set up, a falcon panfish ultralight rod and a nice
For added fun try ultralight tackle with 2 to 4 pound test.
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