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Parachuting - student project

Parachuting - student project
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    • PARACHUTING By Rastko Lekic
    • Andrew Garnerins Parachute
      • Andrew Garnerin Parachute
    • Da Vinci ’ s parachut
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    • Da Vinci’s copy
      • A British man, Adrian Nicholas made a copy of , Da Vinci’s parachute and jumped with it from a hot air balloon 3,000 meters (10,000 feet) above the ground, but he wasn’t successful because of the wind
      • Next time he successfully landed on the ground. Some of the people were amazed and some didn’t believe
    • First soft parachute history
      • In 1793
      • By Blanchard
      • develop the first foldable parachute made from silk
    • Jean Pierre Blanchard - Animal Parachute history
      • Jean Pierre Blanchard a Frenchman was the first person to use a parachute for an emergency.
      • In 1785, he dropped a dog in a basket from a balloon high in the air.
    • Equipment
      • the main parachute
      • the reserve parachute
      • harness
      • altimeters ( to indicate the current altitude usually worn on the wrist or on the chest.)
      • jumpsuite
      • helmets
      • goggles
      • reserve Static Line
      • stabilizer
      • canpoy
      • slider
      • pilot chute
      • suspenison line
    •  
    • ALTIMETERS
    • Kinds of parachuting
      • Hit and rock
      • Pond swooping
      • Cross-Country
      • Camera flying
      • Night jumps
      • Stuff jumps
      • Tandem skydive
    • Stuff jumping A skydiver sits in a rubber raft st e e red by three other jumpers
    • Tandem skydive
      • A freefall of two people from a height of 10,000ft or more at a speed of 120mph !
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    • World records
      • World's largest freefall formation: 400. This record was set in 2006 in Thailand .
      • World's largest canopy formation: 100 in 2007 in USA .
      • Don Kellner holds the record for the most parachute jumps, with a total of over 36,000 jumps. [4
      • Capt. Joe W. Kittinger achieved the highest and longest (14 min) parachute jump in history in 1960 as part of a United States Air Force
      • Adrian Nicholas holds the record for the longest freefall- 4 minutes and 55 seconds
      • Frank Moody, aged 101, made a tandem jump in 2004
    • Canopy formation
    • end