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Reilly

Mountain climber
The Other Monrovia- CA
Nov 5, 2013 - 10:39pm PT
I've seen that before. How did they avoid jumping into their buddies' chutes?
Vegasclimber

Trad climber
Las Vegas, NV.
Topic Author's Reply - Nov 5, 2013 - 10:43pm PT
Heyas Climbski, thanks for the pizza the other day!

At every DZ I have worked at, and I believe by FAA regulations, the pilot of a jump aircraft is required to wear a parachute during jump operations.

The chute that pilots use is a round canopy, that is packed in a very thin backpack container. Even so, the pilot was very lucky to be able to get out. He probably exited via the jump door, the standard door is very difficult to open in flight, and the G forces created by a tumbling aircraft would make it even harder.
snakefoot

climber
cali
Nov 6, 2013 - 09:53am PT
friends don't let friends fly alone
friends don't let friends fly alone
Credit: snakefoot
TGT

Social climber
So Cal
Nov 12, 2013 - 09:00pm PT
perswig

climber
Nov 12, 2013 - 09:04pm PT
Snakefoot, looks like he/she's heating up on re-entry!
Cool links TGT and Hank.

Dale
TGT

Social climber
So Cal
Nov 27, 2013 - 10:25pm PT
BUFF's fly SAR

http://theaviationist.com/2013/11/27/b-52-to-the-rescue/
snakefoot

climber
cali
Nov 28, 2013 - 11:09am PT
perswig,

yes, she's coming in hot...
TGT

Social climber
So Cal
Dec 2, 2013 - 09:58pm PT
World's shortest regularly scheduled commercial flight.

1 min 13 sec.

http://vimeo.com/72343999
LimestoneCowboy

Trad climber
Houston, Texas
Dec 3, 2013 - 02:35am PT
Might not be the most extreme thing on the taco, but a proud moment fo...
Might not be the most extreme thing on the taco, but a proud moment for me. Moments after my first solo flight a couple of months ago...
Credit: LimestoneCowboy
TGT

Social climber
So Cal
Dec 3, 2013 - 08:49pm PT
http://tailspinstales.blogspot.com/2013/11/where-theres-will-theres-way.html
Ron Anderson

Trad climber
Relic MilkEye and grandpoobah of HBRKRNH
Dec 3, 2013 - 08:50pm PT
Congrats cowboy! I remember mine well.. It was 1975..
TGT

Social climber
So Cal
Dec 3, 2013 - 08:58pm PT
Reilly

Mountain climber
The Other Monrovia- CA
Dec 3, 2013 - 09:01pm PT
Limestone, congrats and let me be the first to enjoin you to

KEEP THE SHINY SIDE UP! ;-)
LimestoneCowboy

Trad climber
Houston, Texas
Dec 4, 2013 - 12:59am PT
Haha, cheers!
Vegasclimber

Trad climber
Las Vegas, NV.
Topic Author's Reply - Dec 4, 2013 - 02:00am PT
WTG Limestone! This thread isn't all about the "extreme" per se, but about our love for flight in all it's forms.

And at the time, your solo sure as hell feels extreme, at least it did for me.

I won't ever forget mine, we were doing touch and goes one day and my boss/instructor tells me to taxi off and as we pull up on the ramp, he grabs his coffee and huffs "You know what, I'm tired of sitting here with you today!" gets out, and slams the door.

I just sat there for about 3 minutes going wtf, until he opened the door again and told me to go fly haha.
snakefoot

climber
cali
Dec 4, 2013 - 07:29pm PT
OUCH!!! the land of chaos strikes again.

michaeld

Sport climber
Sacramento
Dec 4, 2013 - 08:14pm PT
damn.
Evel

Trad climber
Nedsterdam CO
Dec 4, 2013 - 08:27pm PT
Dammit Man! Heinous.
Reilly

Mountain climber
The Other Monrovia- CA
Dec 23, 2013 - 01:01pm PT
Man, I hate it when this happens...

Credit: Reilly

British Air pilots looking for jobs - as cabbies
TGT

Social climber
So Cal
Dec 23, 2013 - 08:21pm PT
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