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Old 05-03-2018, 04:02 PM   #561
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I held mythoughts in until I had a chance to see the final outcome. I say it's awwwww





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Old 05-03-2018, 04:52 PM   #562
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Old 05-03-2018, 04:53 PM   #563
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Were you like me at first & was thinking it was going to be dumb & ugly.? Cause i was not sure if i was gunna like it but it turned out exactly how i wanted.
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Old 05-03-2018, 06:26 PM   #564
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Were you like me at first & was thinking it was going to be dumb & ugly.? Cause i was not sure if i was gunna like it but it turned out exactly how i wanted.
Neat idea.

I have no idea how much altitude the parasailers get......but if I'm doing RW and get level with them, I'm pulling immediately.
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Old 05-03-2018, 06:58 PM   #565
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Neat idea.

I have no idea how much altitude the parasailers get......but if I'm doing RW and get level with them, I'm pulling immediately.
Paragliders can fly at up to 14-15k ft sometimes 18k.. when weather permits, skydivers jump out 12.5k-13kft. So it is possible to fly over a dropzone & watch skydivers jump from a plane while above them imagine that.?
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Old 05-03-2018, 07:37 PM   #566
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Paragliders can fly at up to 14-15k ft sometimes 18k.. when weather permits, skydivers jump out 12.5k-13kft. So it is possible to fly over a dropzone & watch skydivers jump from a plane while above them imagine that.?
Wow...had no idea. The ones I've seen didn't look much higher than 3 grand, 4 tops....but I've only seen 5 or 6. I need to broaden my observation sample.
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Old 05-03-2018, 10:31 PM   #567
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Neat idea.

I have no idea how much altitude the parasailers get......but if I'm doing RW and get level with them, I'm pulling immediately.
Clarify rw.?? sorry sometimes it takes me awhime to understand. Are you a skydiver.? Wingsuit XRW..???.
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Old 05-03-2018, 10:39 PM   #568
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Wow...had no idea. The ones I've seen didn't look much higher than 3 grand, 4 tops....but I've only seen 5 or 6. I need to broaden my observation sample.
Yes they are engineering marvels, they are pretty hard to spot when they are at cloud base tho. The real altitude flights in america are off of the rocky mts. Some people launch from 14k,
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Old 05-03-2018, 10:51 PM   #569
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At 14K...oxygen is a must. Good idea at 12K.
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Clarify rw.?? sorry sometimes it takes me awhime to understand. Are you a skydiver.? Wingsuit XRW..???.
Relative work (formation diving, belly-to-earth, flat flyers, etc.), as depicted in your mural. RW is a fairly old-school term, but I'm fairly old-school myself (60 this year). Got to approx. 350 jumps, got married, quit b/c it made the wife nervous, sold my gear, got divorced. I'll get back into it after I finish my build, but right now I can only afford one expensive hobby.

Used to love to do hop-n-pops from altitude and cross-countries, just because I loved the 15 minute canopy ride. Paragliding sounds like something I need to look into.
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So I've always wondered, and now it appears to be on topic. You're the "PLF king". PLF is a skydiving term? What's a PLF?
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At 14K...oxygen is a must. Good idea at 12K.
Yes absolutly, the the oxygen systems of today are small light & can last 5-6 hrs. I will definetly need one eventually.
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Old 05-04-2018, 01:34 PM   #575
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Relative work (formation diving, belly-to-earth, flat flyers, etc.), as depicted in your mural. RW is a fairly old-school term, but I'm fairly old-school myself (60 this year). Got to approx. 350 jumps, got married, quit b/c it made the wife nervous, sold my gear, got divorced. I'll get back into it after I finish my build, but right now I can only afford one expensive hobby.

Used to love to do hop-n-pops from altitude and cross-countries, just because I loved the 15 minute canopy ride. Paragliding sounds like something I need to look into.
Aww yes thanks for that clarification very nice,a i am around alot of skydivers at my pataglide club, just never heard the term i dont skydive YET.! Untill my debt is paid in full..
Paraglidig is something you definetly need to get into it is alittle expensive to get started but it is the cheapest & alot safer than skydiving. On a good day you can fly for hours in the clouds. Lauching from a 650ft mt. & getting to cloud base, what's not to love about that.?
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Yes absolutly, the the oxygen systems of today are small light & can last 5-6 hrs. I will definetly need one eventually.
Mistake dont read me quotin myself
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So I've always wondered, and now it appears to be on topic. You're the "PLF king". PLF is a skydiving term? What's a PLF?
If i remember reading corectly it is a type of wood, wood he used on his build.??
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So I've always wondered, and now it appears to be on topic. You're the "PLF king". PLF is a skydiving term? What's a PLF?
In sky diving vernacular PLF stands for "Parachute Landing Fall", describes the legs together knees bent impact and roll procedure.
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If i remember reading corectly it is a type of wood, wood he used on his build.??
My mistake i had you confused with burlking.
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My mistake i had you confused with burlking.
I only HOPE my completed build is even remotely confused with his.

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PLF is short for 'parachute landing fall'.....a plan to hit the ground in this order....feet, side of calf, side of thigh, hip, shoulder, back, then roll back up onto your feet. Distributes the landing forces and keeps you from breaking things. My instructors gave me the nickname because I had the devil's own time trying to time my landings as a student.....either came to a complete stop still 15 feet above the ground, or flared way too late and hit the ground in a way similar to jumping out of a pickup truck doing 25 mph.....despite all this my PLF technique kept me intact.

The saying around the dropzone was "Don's getting ready to land.....get the children under cover."

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