Hang gliding was a human air sport in which a pilot flew a light and unmotorized foot-launchable aircraft called a hang glider.
It was a planetary passion on Sphinx in the Star Kingdom of Manticore. The sport was a passion of Harrington's She started hang-gliding when she was twelve in 1871 PD and she would enjoy the sport whenever she would return to the planet. In 1904 PD, Harrington would go hang-gliding in the Copperwall mountains with Nimitz, while on vacation. (HH3)
It was one of Harrington's activities that were hated by her Grayson armsmen due to security concerns. They usually accompanied her in a tractor-equipped aircar. Because of the poisons in the air, she was unable to hang-glide on Grayson. (HH5)
- ↑ This was probably the source of her treecat name, "Dances on Clouds".
- Detailed article about hang gliding on Wikipedia