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Old 29 January 2009, 12:37   #11
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Actually this is easier than it looks - all the hard work was probably done on a computer beforehand - it is merely a matter of physics.

Having said that there is no room for error - if he get's it slightly wrong he will be very dead.

It is an awesome stunt and looks very impressive. Coming down was probably worse and harder to do.

Apparently a few years ago somone landed a light aircraft on a skyscraper using a similar technique - a stall/pancake landing - crows do it all the time!!!
Perhaps you could demonstrate how easy it is to the rest of us.
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Old 29 January 2009, 14:04   #13
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Perhaps you could demonstrate how easy it is to the rest of us.
Unfortunately I happen to have a brain somewhere............

A lot of these stunts require far more skill in setting up than actually taking part!!!
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Unfortunately I happen to have a brain somewhere............

A lot of these stunts require far more skill in setting up than actually taking part!!!
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Actually this is easier than it looks
Get your story straight!
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Old 29 January 2009, 20:24   #15
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Get your story straight!
I did - the stunt is easy - the setup isn't - the riggers are often the unsung heros.
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I did - the stunt is easy - the setup isn't - the riggers are often the unsung heros.

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"Unfortunately I happen to have a brain somewhere............"

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I did - the stunt is easy - the setup isn't - the riggers are often the unsung heros.
codprawn - I am sure with a few phone calls we could get the exact same riggers to recreate the exact same stunt for you. It will cost a bit - but with a RIBnet whipround I am sure we can cover the costs... which day suits you to prove your point?
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codprawn - I am sure with a few phone calls we could get the exact same riggers to recreate the exact same stunt for you. It will cost a bit - but with a RIBnet whipround I am sure we can cover the costs... which day suits you to prove your point?
Ahh but I would also need a lobotomy as well and I think I will pass on that!!!
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