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How to Survive a 35,000 Feet Fall

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How to Survive a 35,000 Feet Fall

Funny the stuff you come across on the internet.
http://www.popularmechanics.com/adventure/outdoors/a5045/4344036/
I suppose it always pays to be prepared. Huh

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Re: How to Survive a 35,000 Feet Fall

So from that i leaned..
At 1k feet, look for a bush or tree... easy to spot!
Railway station roofs or electricity pylon wires... again.. a doddle to see...
Failing that, flip yourself round so your feet are gonna impact first and aim for water  Crazy
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Re: How to Survive a 35,000 Feet Fall

I think I'd just void my bowels and go out with a bang myself... Cheesy
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Re: How to Survive a 35,000 Feet Fall

aim for soft ground (like a swamp or water and enter unconsciousness and hope you bounce, if you don't your gonna be flat /
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Re: How to Survive a 35,000 Feet Fall

Water is not as forgiving under such circumstances as people think. It doesn't get out of the way fast enough Sad

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Re: How to Survive a 35,000 Feet Fall

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I think I'd just void my bowels and go out with a bang myself... Cheesy
Surely that would be a 'splat'.  Lips are sealed
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Re: How to Survive a 35,000 Feet Fall

Ask people who were outside the WTC on September 11th, you land with a bang........ Shocked
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Re: How to Survive a 35,000 Feet Fall

a big flaw with the guide, it doesnt tell you how to change the direction of your fall once you picked a spot. oops;
However it is useful to know its better to have multiple softer impacts then just one big impact, so e.g. breaking through the roof of a house, may save your life as you will be slower when you hit something unbreakable.
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Re: How to Survive a 35,000 Feet Fall

The guy just found a new way to avoid queuing at the Immigration line in Heathrow.
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