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Old Dec 4, 2005, 10:48 PM   #1
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This is one of 3, (in the US) wind tunnels where skydivers learn to manuver during freefall. This one is located in Eloy, AZ.
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Old Dec 4, 2005, 10:49 PM   #2
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#2 This is the inside of the building showing the wind chamber.
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#3 A skydiver working on manuvers.
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Old Dec 4, 2005, 10:50 PM   #4
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#4 Another skydiver being instructed.
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Old Dec 5, 2005, 12:38 AM   #5
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Neat subject, # 1 Looks like a rocket turned upside down. Are you thinking about trying it?

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Old Dec 5, 2005, 1:18 AM   #6
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Thanks Don, Would love to try it but at $34 per 2 minutes it's a little rich for my blood! Jim
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Great series of shots.
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thanks for sharing Jim!

Do you know the speed of the air?

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seemolf wrote:
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Do you know the speed of the air?
That should be equal to speed human achieves in free fall because at that speed force caused by airflow (/"drag") is equal to gravity and they cancel each other.

PS. Everything can fly, it's just a question of speed.
http://www.f-16.net/varia_article8.html
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Thanks Ted! Jim
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