Using multiple zip lines totalling over 10km of rope suspended across Dubai Marina, the jumpers will free-fall
in a vertical position.
The skydivers hurtle through the air at speeds of more than 100 mph, and they have about 70 seconds to complete the free-fall
formations before they must deploy their parachutes.
Norsafe GES52 (Gravity Escape System) is the second model in a series of three newly developed free-fall
lifeboats, all meeting the new DNV-OS-E406 regulations that take effect from 2015.
Descending from the skies at 12,500 feet, traveling nearly 120 miles per hour, free-fall
parachuting is the closest humans have ever come to actually flying.
Mike Coleman is helped by firemen irom a roof in Lyndon Road, Solihull, where he landed after missing the target in a free-fall
The civic leader will be following in the footsteps of late Mick Terrans, a chairman in 1992 who made a free-fall
jump from more than 10,000 feet shortly before his 82nd birthday in aid of Alzheimer's disease.
A first instinct would be to rush to the library in hopes of finding a book that could be checked out and read along the lines of "A Practical Guide to Free-Fall
Mr Gill had the choice of jumping from 2,000 feet on his own or in tandem from 14,000 feet with a 40 second free-fall
Today, the Navy has its own free-fall
school, Strategic Air Operations (SAO), which allows more Sea, Air, Land (SEALs) and Special Warfare Combatant-craft Crewmen (SWCC) to free-fall
qualify than ever before.
The region's traditionally favorable image of the United States is in free-fall
, polls show.
Applied Biosystems Group (NYSE: ABI) saw its stock price free-fall
She really gets their attention when she climbs up the 12-foot rope and then rappels down at almost a free-fall
Despite uncertainty after the free-fall
of NASDAQ in the second half of the year, business continued, but with diminished vigor.
The seven guidelines are: 1) Pallet free-fall
test drop; 2) Maximum allowable load for plastic pallets in static storage rack applications; 3) Static floor stack and fork tine deflections for plastic pallets; 4) Stacked dynamic load capacity of thermoplastic and thermoset containers; 5) Container free-fall
drop test; 6) Testing requirements and acceptance criteria for thermoplastic and thermoset pallet containers; and 7) Column yield strength of thermoplastic and thermoset containers.
Private Angus McKay, of 2nd Battalion, The Princess of Wales Regiment, competed in the free-fall
challenge which attracted more than 20 teams, some travelling from as far as Germany, to Netheravon in Wiltshire.