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Wingsuit Race in China. Streaming Live.

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by Bushflyr, Oct 18, 2012.

  1. Bushflyr

    Bushflyr ʇno uıƃuɐɥ ʇsnɾ Millennium Member

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    very cool.
    anybody know if the military uses wing suits?
     

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    NeverMore1701 Fear no Evil Platinum Member

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    Didn't you see the latest Transformers movie?



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    A small number of test, if that. There's no need to do it in the military, the skill required to jump a wing suit would exclude almost all of the military jumpers, and it would be a logistical nightmare/ borderline deadly as far as rucks and weapons go.

    Jumping in a wingsuit is very much like putting on a straightjacket to go for a skydive. Your range of motion in your arms is restricted to an angle of about 45 degrees until you get everything unclipped and unzipped.
     
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