mz said:Visa Parviainen flying the Birdman wingsuit with jet boots.
Stargazer2006 said:I don't think the idea was to "climb", rather to move about more easily while floating in space around the space shuttle.
[altitude gain?] This flight- No.Visa posted about his later flights in Facebook: Had a successful rocket test with a sophisticated flightrecording device. Exit alt 1460, got levelflight at 1150m. Lenght over 4 minutes, deploy alt 960m. airspeed around 180 km/h . During 30 seconds I was able to climb 30 m. Test shows that angle of the attac has to be less than 10 degreess and Phoenix-fly wingsuit i...s actually working as a wing and creating lift Very happy now