How does a glider fly?

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Simply... magic.

Many ask how can a glider stay up, with no engine. The answer is “beautifully”. 

In truth, gliders are always descending through the air. They are specifically designed to descend as slowly as possible, and the trick to staying up is simply – find air that is going up faster than the glider is descending!

Sounds easy! Enjoy this video which explains the science.