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TJHSST - Take the Floor (Harris IBET)

Wade Kovalik

on 7 March 2013

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Transcript of Skydiving

Felix Baumgartner's
Record Jump Height- 38,969 m
Speed- 1,357 kph
Free fall- 4:19
Fall distance- 36,402 m Equipment Parachute Slow down objects through the atmosphere Two shapes Hemispherical (Cup) Deployment Procedure Rig Types of Skydiving Tandem Static-line Accelerated Free-fall Relative Work & Formations BASE Jumping & Wingsuit Wade Kovalik In the plane AIRPLANE FLOOR GRAVITY Terminal Velocity Parachute
Deployment Terminal
Again Free-fall Landing! GRAVITY AIR RESISTANCE GRAVITY AIR RESISTANCE AAD AIR RESISTANCE GRAVITY GRAVITY EARTH Skydiving Positions Delta Position Arms/legs extended straight out
Used to:
Maintain speed
Keep with group Boxman Position Like delta; extremities bent
Precise maneuvering Swooping Hooking right before touchdown
Slows landing speed
Can be deadly To parachute or not to parachute... Vict-- err...
Test subjects No parachute With parachute Results Results 12 eggs
4 w/o parachute
8 w/ parachute Acting Forces GRAVITY AIR RESISTANCE Figure 1. Baumgartner's Balloon. Baumgartner used this lighter-than-air balloon to travel to the jump height. Figure 2. Baumgartner's jump. Self-edited video showing the key points of his jump. Figure 3. Parachuter. A skydiver displaying all of the key equipment. Ram-air (wing) Figure 4. Hemisphere diver. Woman diver using a hemisphere parachute, Figure 5. Wing parachute. Diver using a ram-air parachute. Figure 6. Deployment diagram. Diagram showing the sequence of parachute deployment. Figure 7. Rig. A modern backpack rig. Figure 8. AAD altimeter. A variant of altimeter used by AADs. Figure 9. Tandem divers. Skydivers in the tandem position. Figure 11. AAF divers. Note that the instructors are not attached to the student. Figure 10. Static-line jump. The parachute is immediately deploy after jumping. Figure 12. 12-way formation. A skydiving formation between 12 divers. Figure 13. Cliff jumper. A BASE jumper, using an airsuit, jumping off of a cliffside. Figure 13. Cessna 208. One of the most commonly employed airplanes for skydiving. Figure 14. Divers in plane. Two skydivers about to jump out of their airplane. Figure 15. Free-fall. Tandem divers in free-fall after jumping from their airplane. Figure 16. Tandem divers. Two divers at terminal velocity before deploying their parachute. Figure 17. Deploy. A diver deploying his parachute after free-falling. Figure 18. Gliding down. A diver after deplying his parachute. Figure 19. Job well done. Tandem divers on the ground after skydiving.
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