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How do you describe training in the tunnel to whuffo friends

 


jtfreefly  (D 29482)

Apr 30, 2012, 7:43 PM
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My quickest and most accurate description is that it is basically batting practice for skydivers. I would like to hear yours


Bluhdow  (B 37052)

May 1, 2012, 10:58 AM
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Driving range with a Pro conducting swing analysis and debrief.


Andy9o8  (D License)

May 2, 2012, 7:50 AM
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I never discuss skydiving with whuffos if I can avoid it. But I suppose I might liken it to a flight simulator for pilots. Or astronauts. Yeah, that's it- we're like astronauts.


Austintxflight

May 2, 2012, 12:10 PM
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I explain to them I'm going to go have fun and call me if they get bored doing needlepoint.


Premier NWFlyer  (D License)

May 2, 2012, 4:45 PM
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It's a training tool. One analogy I've used is that it's like comparing an indoor climbing wall/gym to actual rock climbing.


jsaxton  (D 26818)

May 2, 2012, 6:00 PM
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expensive


jtiflyer  (D 27430)

May 2, 2012, 7:18 PM
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masturbation. No where near as fun as the real thing


Austintxflight

May 2, 2012, 9:16 PM
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tanning salon vs beach. but like that lady in the news, I'm too tan.


Joellercoaster  (D 105792)

May 3, 2012, 3:29 AM
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The single best toy ever.



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