Skydiving World Record

168 skydivers represented 30 countries and 22 states to set the Texas record for the largest skydiving formation in state history.The skydivers gathered together at Skydive Spaceland in Rosharon, practiced for almost a week and overcame cloudy weather conditions Sunday to hold the formation for four full seconds. The group jumped from an altitude of 18,000 feet.

Vodpod videos no longer available.

Stunt jumps handcuffed and blindfolded

This is a world record! Canadian stuntman plummets from plane handcuffed and blindfolded to inspire youth.

This never before attempted stunt saw Hammell plummet a gut wrenching 11,000 feet, going 235 kilometres per hour, while blindfolded and trying to escape being handcuffed to the waist with Smith and Wesson 100 handcuffs. Scott successfully completed this feat by quickly escaping from his handcuffs with just enough time to safely deploy his parachute and successfully land blindfolded in a field outside of Hamilton, ON, USA. 

It took Scott two years to get ready for this stunt; learning how to pick handcuffs and overcoming his fear of heights. One of the most difficult parts to his stunt he says was trying to land on his feet after deploying his parachute. Only relying on his sense of hearing and trust in his guide jumpers, Scott managed to properly maneuver himself in the dark from landing in any undesired and dangerous locations.

The great jump below:

Aero GP on Motors Tv

The air racing series of Aero GP are back again in the spotlight. For those who live in Eastern Europe and haven’t seen the Aero GP from Al Ain 2009, now you have another chance. The air racing, target bombing and air combat series from last year event will be on Motors TV channel. For all fans from around the world:
Aero GP, Al Ain 2009 will be available soon on the Airsports World Series 2009 DVD!!!

Gerald Cooper aerobatics to music


Paid Skidiving jumps for charity

We just recived this in a comment and it needs more of you attention.

Great Ormond Street Hospital is working in conjunction with The London Parachute School to coordinate jumps anywhere in the UK.The price would be £400, with £235 for the jump and £165 to go to charity.This is a perfect opportunity to thrill yourself and help others in need at the same time. All you need to know and details about this activity, please visit THE WEBSITE.

Results: 2009 Tochigi Hot Air Balloon International Championship and Honda Ballon Grand Prix-

Click on the following link for the 2009 Tochigi Balloon Championships results.
Results here.

 

 

Debrief Dubai Airshow 2009

Facts: Dubai Airshow 2009 – the 11th and largest in the biennial series – great event. Featured 890 exhibitors from 47 countries, DAE Capital, part of Dubai Aerospace Enterprise placed a US $40 million order for wheels and carbon brakes for its planned Boeing 737 fleet. (via official website http://dubaiairshow.aero/press/press_release/33.html)