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In a silent black and white movie clip, two people lift the ends of a glider's wing, jog with it across a sand dune, and launch it into the air. The pilot lies between two wide, flat wings, and braces himself in a pushup position. Flying slowly, the glider dips towards the sand, then gains altitude briefly before landing smoothly on a sand dune.

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