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 Post subject: Hang Gliding Miship
PostPosted: Tue Nov 27, 2018 7:27 pm 
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Ronnie, before you think about hang-gliding, check this video out.

https://www.foxnews.com/travel/american ... witzerland

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 Post subject: Re: Hang Gliding Miship
PostPosted: Tue Nov 27, 2018 7:41 pm 
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wow, that guy was lucky

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 Post subject: Re: Hang Gliding Miship
PostPosted: Tue Nov 27, 2018 7:51 pm 
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Wow :shock: :shock:
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 Post subject: Re: Hang Gliding Miship
PostPosted: Wed Nov 28, 2018 5:07 am 
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arubalova wrote:
Ronnie, before you think about hang-gliding, check this video out.

https://www.foxnews.com/travel/american ... witzerland

Well I would at least made sure I was attached to the hang glider :lol:


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 Post subject: Re: Hang Gliding Miship
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I watched that newsclip a number of times yesterday. This omission is tantamount to "ultimate stupidity".
In aviation, this is why we have and encourage the use of checklists. This could have been so tragic.

Ronnie, what if your tandem parajump leader thought Duh, I forgot the chute??


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 Post subject: Re: Hang Gliding Miship
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:shock: Incredibly lucky!! Great arm strength!!

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 Post subject: Re: Hang Gliding Miship
PostPosted: Wed Nov 28, 2018 10:32 am 
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CaribRJ wrote:
I watched that newsclip a number of times yesterday. This omission is tantamount to "ultimate stupidity".
In aviation, this is why we have and encourage the use of checklists. This could have been so tragic.

Ronnie, what if your tandem parajump leader thought Duh, I forgot the chute??

It would be one hell of a free fall without a happy ending :lol:


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