• Short Summary

    A GROWING SPORT IN AMERICA IS PARACHUTING - WITH A CAR TO GET YOU IN THE AIR LIKE A GLIDER.

  • Description

    A GROWING SPORT IN AMERICA IS PARACHUTING - WITH A CAR TO GET YOU IN THE AIR LIKE A GLIDER.

    SHOWING HOW IS PAUL BLOCK AND FAMILY IN CALIFORNIA. THEY BOUGHT AN OLD PARACHUTE AND SLICED 45 AIR VENTS INTO IT -- TO KEEP THE CHUTE STABLE when 'GLIDING'.

    PETER, THEIR TEN-YEAR-OLD SON, IS ALREADY A PIONEER IN THE FIELD. MAXIMUM SPEED: 15 MILES AN HOUR. ALTITUDE: 50 FEET.

    ANOTHER PIONEER IS BILL SIEGENDORF, A COLLEGE STUDENT IN NEW HAMPSHIRE. AND AS ALL PIONEERS KNOW BY EXPERIENCE, FIRST ATTEMPTS HAVE THEIR UPS AND DOWNS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABQJ1ZL9I3DI2PUCU4U64M7PBQ
    Media URN:
    VLVABQJ1ZL9I3DI2PUCU4U64M7PBQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/02/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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