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Premier skydiverek  (C 41769)

Sep 4, 2011, 11:29 AM
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UVXBzHK4Nv4


freefalle  (D 27777)

Sep 4, 2011, 11:40 AM
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Seriously, who thought that shit was a good idea.... Just because you can doesn't mean you should.


airtwardo  (D License)

Sep 4, 2011, 11:48 AM
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Seriously, who thought that shit was a good idea.... Just because you can doesn't mean you should.



Which...the 'menage a twit' in harness, busting a cloud or jumping the An2?! Sly


obelixtim  (D 84)

Sep 4, 2011, 11:52 AM
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That was a very fast drogue pitch.

I'd be curious to know how experienced this TM is. Not really impressed with this TBH.


Liemberg  (Student)

Sep 4, 2011, 12:10 PM
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The 'let's pitch the drogue before everything goes ape-shit' says it all...

*Refrains from giving famous Forrest Gump quote*

(Then again, if it was rewarded with an out of this world menage a trois, I'd be tempted)

Tongue


jumpsalot-2  (D 33093)

Sep 4, 2011, 12:24 PM
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From watching the exit, I would guess that this is not the first time he has done this "triple". I bet the first exit didn't go as well. Think how a cutaway, with this group, might go.....especially with no rsl.......arms and legs everywhere......Unsure


irishrigger  (D 297)

Sep 4, 2011, 12:30 PM
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that is an eye opener indeed. but to be honest i can not see this catching on.i think its a crazy idea and absolute madness.
pitching the drogue the moment you get out the door is your best hope. cant imagine the tandem master could ever recover from unstability. also the opening looked pretty positive. and the landing wasnt to nice either.
i just hope we dont have a new thread in the incident forum with something like this.
i bet bill booth and ted strong are looking at this video in shock and awe Tongue
fair play to the guy for trying but madness at the end of the day.
there is better ways to get 3some goingTongue
My 2c worth


stratostar  (Student)

Sep 4, 2011, 1:00 PM
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what about this one for there as well with such a young child....

http://www.youtube.com/...&feature=related


Rover  (D 241)

Sep 4, 2011, 1:31 PM
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Does the TI get twice the pay?


Divalent  (C 40494)

Sep 4, 2011, 2:19 PM
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Those eastern europeans are quite the tandem innovators. Here's another:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wz3ZmZKsJC8


blkhwk91b

Sep 4, 2011, 4:35 PM
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Those eastern europeans are quite the tandem innovators. Here's another:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wz3ZmZKsJC8

You see that cat F'in freak the hell out. I guess the paw covers were a good idea!! ShockedShockedShockedLaughLaughLaugh


DrewEckhardt  (D 28461)

Sep 4, 2011, 5:07 PM
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Seriously, who thought that shit was a good idea.... Just because you can doesn't mean you should.

Spoken like a skydiver.

From a DZO's perspective it's a brilliant idea to maximize profits. Half the tandem master pay, half the rig depreciation, and 33% increase in lift capacity. What's not to like?


obelixtim  (D 84)

Sep 4, 2011, 5:47 PM
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Seriously, who thought that shit was a good idea.... Just because you can doesn't mean you should.

Spoken like a skydiver.

From a DZO's perspective it's a brilliant idea to maximize profits. Half the tandem master pay, half the rig depreciation, and 33% increase in lift capacity. What's not to like?

And a bulk discount from the funeral director.......

A cunning plan indeed.


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Premier slotperfect  (D 13014)

Sep 4, 2011, 6:47 PM
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Third video of a "trandem" that I have seen. First one in which the students were side by side.

I would guess that someone set his drogue from inside the airplane, similar to an IAD deployment.


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VideoFly  (D 25621)

Sep 4, 2011, 8:43 PM
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What could possibly go wrong????PiratePirate


Morne  (B License)

Sep 4, 2011, 11:00 PM
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Those eastern europeans are quite the tandem innovators. Here's another:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wz3ZmZKsJC8

Doesnt look like that guy even has goggles on... distraction?


Premier skydiverek  (C 41769)

Sep 5, 2011, 3:03 AM
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Third video of a "trandem" that I have seen. First one in which the students were side by side.

I recall seeing a 'trandem' approx 8 years ago, where all 3 people were 'in-line', and the exit was from a hot air baloon.


Andy9o8  (D License)

Sep 5, 2011, 3:39 AM
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Those eastern europeans are quite the tandem innovators. Here's another:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wz3ZmZKsJC8

Doesnt look like that guy even has goggles on... distraction?

Seems only fair - the poor cat's eye's aren't screened from the wind, so why should the guy's be?


obelixtim  (D 84)

Sep 5, 2011, 4:16 AM
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Third video of a "trandem" that I have seen. First one in which the students were side by side.

I would guess that someone set his drogue from inside the airplane, similar to an IAD deployment.

Yeah I've seen a few. but not side by side. It looked to me he pitched himself, very quick on the trigger.


piisfish

Sep 5, 2011, 5:32 AM
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NextGeneration tandems Smile

How long till a BASE-tridem jump ?


bucketlistpilot  (C 1204)

Sep 5, 2011, 5:36 AM
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NextGeneration tandems Smile

How long till a BASE-tridem jump ?

How long till a tridem wingsuit jump?


piisfish

Sep 5, 2011, 6:13 AM
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NextGeneration tandems Smile

How long till a BASE-tridem jump ?

How long till a tridem wingsuit jump?
well someone has to be creative.. These manufacturers are putting a brake on progress for us MadSkillzers Mad


Premier slotperfect  (D 13014)

Sep 5, 2011, 6:34 AM
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Yup - that's one of them. The exit and deployment were surprisingly smooth, but they did not show the "landing" in the video.


bart  (F 670)

Sep 5, 2011, 7:34 AM
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Those eastern europeans are quite the tandem innovators. Here's another:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wz3ZmZKsJC8

I want to know where he got his frap hat from, it looks like he's been to a DR Who convention!!


Divalent  (C 40494)

Sep 5, 2011, 8:15 AM
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Those eastern europeans are quite the tandem innovators. Here's another:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wz3ZmZKsJC8
Doesnt look like that guy even has goggles on... distraction?
Seems only fair - the poor cat's eye's aren't screened from the wind, so why should the guy's be?

And the PAX didn't even have an altimeter. It suggests the DZ is really a tandem factory; not really interested in taking the opportunity to teach the student. Sad, really.


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