May 28, 2023

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The "exchange of planes" video .. A terrible show in the air that almost ended in disaster

The “exchange of planes” video .. A terrible show in the air that almost ended in disaster

According to press reports, the experience of two adventurers practicing parachute jumping was somewhat unsuccessful, but fortunately they escaped death.

The two adventurers parked their planes in the air so that each of them could now board a plane and land on it, but only one of them succeeded and the other failed.

According to Fox News, the “adventure” was funded by the state’s Red Bull. ArizonaIt ended in the immediate crash of a plane.

But the two adventurers, who belonged to the same family, got off the two planes and were not affected by the unsuccessful march. Accident.

Adventurers Luke Aikins and Andy Farrington flew both planes at an altitude of 14,000 feet and then jumped into the air at a speed of 140 miles per hour, Red Bull said on its website.

The two exchanged planes, i.e. tried to board another plane, which would have been an unprecedented feat in the world. To jump Paragliding.

Aikins was able to board another plane, become the first pilot to carry one plane in history, and then land another plane on the ground.

But in the meantime, Farrington was unable to board his colleague’s plane, so he landed on the ground via a parachute.

The Federal Aviation Administration in the United States has rejected an earlier request for an exchange between adventurers from “Red Bull”.

At the time, management cited security reasons for its rejection, while taking the initiative to launch an investigation following an incident reported in Arizona.