29 April 2008

Swiss Man Flies the da Vinci Parachute

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

Watch the video.

1 comment:

Aerosup said...

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