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Someone is jumping out of a plane with no parachute tomorrow on live TV

Discussion in 'BBS Hangout' started by TheRealist137, Jul 29, 2016.

  1. likestohypeguy

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    Lol no.
     
  2. Newlin

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    He will live. He's a professional.
     
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    If he is hitting that trampoline at max terminal velocity which is 118 mph (give or take a few due to drag), shouldn't he bounce a lot higher than that?
     
  4. The Boz

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    What channel would this be in Houston?
     
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    You mean the guy in the trampoline park advertisement?
     
  6. The Boz

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    I found it. FOX. KRIV Channel 26 over the air. channel 609 on Comcast. 7:00 PM Houston time.
     
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    Pshh...

    Wouldn't even be a world record.

    Vesna Vulovi is in the books for 33,333 ft without a chute.
     
  9. heypartner

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    Theoretically, he can do it.

    See the calculator for deceleration in terms of g forces at this site

    https://www.formloop.com/CalculatorWidget/#section2

    120 mph terminal velocity = 53.6448 meters per second

    Put that number in, then 0 for ending velocity and different distances to stop. If the net stops him in 10 meters at smooth linear deceleration, the G forces are 14. Well within known survival range. 20 meter stopping distance is 7 Gs.

    Questions: assuming he can hit the target with extreme accuracy, can the net achieve a smooth linear deceleration, and then want happens when the net launches him back up, could he fly out of it and miss it on the way back down.

    Maximum Gs in deceleration measured on a human was 43 Gs.
     
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    Actually, that's what I got it from. Stapp is recorded at a 46 g deceleration in that car/rocket he tested for the purpose of testing pilot restraint systems. I'm not sure if the parameters are the same as a free fall into a net, though.
     
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    I reckon if ants can do it, then so can a nut job. But everyone is second behind Keannu Reeves.
     
  13. AroundTheWorld

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    This will not end well.
     
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    Landing feet first? Yeah, OK.
     
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    Who wants to bet it'll get cancelled due to weather?
     
  17. Two Sandwiches

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    He better not land on George's car.
     
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    The leap of faith.

    If this goes south (pun intended), the news stations wont show it. It will be on liveleak for sure.
     
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    I wonder if Geraldo Rivera will be miked up.
     
  20. TheRealist137

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    Bait and switch...

    He has a parachute. Because apparently the screen actors guild "made him". Bullsh**!
     

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