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markharju  (D 23828)

May 21, 2013, 3:11 PM
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NWFlyer  (D License)

May 21, 2013, 3:29 PM
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Re: [markharju] CYPRES Save in the News [In reply to] Can't Post

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BeteNoire

May 21, 2013, 6:29 PM
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Quote: "hit another skydiver in freefall at nearly 120 mph"

No, not likely. Misleading statement. The guy he hit might have been doing 120, but for him to hit that guy with a closing speed of 120, he would have had to be in a 240 mph dive. Not likely on a normal group skydive. And if he had, consequences would have been far more severe.


Festus

May 23, 2013, 1:14 PM
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Quote: "hit another skydiver in freefall at nearly 120 mph"

No, not likely. Misleading statement. The guy he hit might have been doing 120, but for him to hit that guy with a closing speed of 120, he would have had to be in a 240 mph dive. Not likely on a normal group skydive. And if he had, consequences would have been far more severe.



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