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Swiss Man Flies the da Vinci Parachute

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April 29, 2008- It has taken over 500 years and many, many failed attempts, but the da Vinci Parachute has been successfully flown.

Olivier Vietti-Teppa (36), of Switzerland successfully landed a da Vinci designed parachute, conceived somewhere around 1485.

The jump was made from 2000 feet from a helicopter.

“I came down in the middle of Payerne military airport in Switzerland, a perfect jump. “ -Olivier Vietti-Teppa

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  • Aerosup May 14, 2008, 22:52

    the cone shaped parachute looks good..
    I watched the video and whew!.. that’s really breath taking!..

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