No license to fly an ultralight?

I was under the impression that any manned aerial vehicle required a pilot's license, but this ad tells me otherwise:…

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How does that work? It's easy to avoid roads with a go kart, but how the hell would anyone know when they're dicking around in the path of actual planes? I mean, having a license wouldn't help with that either, but still. Seems like a stupidly dangerous thing to just let anyone do.

That said, I'm glad if I get to save money by not getting a license. I will own one of these one day for certain.

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