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Offline Grey Havoc

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Skydivers 'fly' in formation with gliders in daring stunt over the Alps. At speeds of up to 120mph the skydivers, wearing specially-designed aerodynamic winged suits, fly alongside the planes.
Picture: Red Bill

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Re: Wingsuits and gliders flying together (Daily Telegraph picture)
« Reply #1 on: May 23, 2012, 12:46:32 pm »
And while we are on the subject of wingsuits....

Gary Connery: stuntman completes 2400ft skydive without a parachute (Daily Telegraph)

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Re: Wingsuits and gliders flying together (Daily Telegraph picture)
« Reply #2 on: May 23, 2012, 05:50:48 pm »
And while we are on the subject of wingsuits....

Gary Connery: stuntman completes 2400ft skydive without a parachute (Daily Telegraph)

Ironic that the French "connerie" means something like "bullshit" or "crappy nonsense"...  ;D

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Re: Wingsuits and gliders flying together (Daily Telegraph picture)
« Reply #3 on: May 24, 2012, 12:37:40 am »
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Re: Wingsuits and gliders flying together (Daily Telegraph picture)
« Reply #4 on: May 24, 2012, 12:57:07 am »
 ;D

Sean's latest "connerie"...



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Re: Wingsuits and gliders flying together (Daily Telegraph picture)
« Reply #5 on: May 24, 2012, 03:23:53 am »
And while we are on the subject of wingsuits....

Gary Connery: stuntman completes 2400ft skydive without a parachute (Daily Telegraph)

Could be a good idea to those in charge for Berlins new airport BER ! Much faster to build, much
cheaper and it works !   ;D
 
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Re: Wingsuits and gliders flying together (Daily Telegraph picture)
« Reply #6 on: May 24, 2012, 09:12:11 am »
And while we are on the subject of wingsuits....

Gary Connery: stuntman completes 2400ft skydive without a parachute (Daily Telegraph)

I've been wondering when the wingsuit'ers were going to attempt some sort of chuteless landing.. I rather envisioned someone with skis flaring out onto a fairly steep slope, however...

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Re: Wingsuits and gliders flying together (Daily Telegraph picture)
« Reply #7 on: May 24, 2012, 10:10:16 am »
That would be so easy to make as a spoof. Radio control a wingsuit puppet and then fly it into the box pile where a guy is waiting in a wingsuit to emerge a bit later.

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Re: Wingsuits and gliders flying together (Daily Telegraph picture)
« Reply #9 on: March 10, 2013, 11:39:28 am »
;D

Sean's latest "connerie"...



Never was a man paid so much for doing so little... (and he's not even good at it!)

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Re: Wingsuits and gliders flying together (Daily Telegraph picture)
« Reply #10 on: July 24, 2013, 03:39:58 pm »
This seems to be the place for this bit of fiction.


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