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Old 01-09-2008, 12:53 PM   #1
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Old 01-09-2008, 01:21 PM   #2
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That would be on my bucket list for sure!
Wooo doesn't that look fun.

Wonder what increasing the size of the arm flaps would do for lift?

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Old 01-09-2008, 01:23 PM   #3
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I have seen that and have a very deep desire to try that, BIG TIME!
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Old 01-09-2008, 02:06 PM   #4
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I sure hope my son doesn't see this It looks VERY cool!!!!

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Old 01-09-2008, 02:12 PM   #5
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Old 01-09-2008, 02:24 PM   #6
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What a feeling that must be. But how would you know that you wouldn't black out. Scary
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Old 01-09-2008, 02:52 PM   #7
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Very cool vid, Andy.

You're not pulling enough Gs to black out JoAnn. No different that travelling 100 mph in your car...... well, to a point And it takes about 10-15 seconds to reach terminal velocity, slower than an elevator accelerating, so you don't feel the G force.

Certainly looks like fun. I imagine a lot of thought and planning goes into their glide path, since they are always decending. And of course it would be illegal where ever BASE jumping was not allowed. Not that that's ever stopped any Base jumpers

I had a winged suit of sorts, which allows a lot of control with your fall rate.

Back in "the day". About 10 years before skydivers started playing with those wing suits.

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Old 01-09-2008, 03:02 PM   #8
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Old 01-09-2008, 03:04 PM   #9
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Old 01-10-2008, 08:46 AM   #10
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I just got a German (I think) site that said Fun Babes when I clicked on that link. I really don't wanna see any fun babes LoL

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