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Special – 1979 US Sky Diving Championship – Part 2

DOG ASIDE:

The current FAI world record for largest free-fall formation is a 400-way….set on February 8, 2006 in Udon Thani, Thailand by World Team….as it was held for 4.25 seconds. They used five C-130 Hercules airplanes….exiting from an altitude of 25,000 feet. In April 2013 The World Team tried to break the record for the largest 2-point formation dive in skydiving history. All 222 members came together and made a formation….broke apart….and then reformed to make a completely different formation. The team attempted the jump many times and came very close to breaking the record….but were unsuccessful each time. The World Team has not made anymore official statements about attempting the record again.

Longest sequence i one round:

  • 4-Way

Set by the French(Aerodyne Aerokart) and the Russian(Sky Panthers) national teams, at the World Meet 2010, in round 3, where both teams posted 56 points in worktime (35 seconds)

  • 8-Way

Set by the USA(Golden Knights) national team, at ” the 5th Dubai International Parachute Championship” in 2015, in round 2, where the posted 33 points in worktime (50 seconds).

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