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The paraglider wing is a fabric aerofoil shape with holes in the leading edge for the air to enter, inflate and pressurise the wing.  The pilot is suspended below by multiple lines. This provides a pendulum effect which stabilises the wing above.  The harness in which the pilot is secured also acts as a seat during the flight. Most modern harnesses will encompass some rear back protection and a reserve parachute in case of emergency. 

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