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Mars rover parachute large, architecture buildings.

Parasailing water sports usa.

American flag old glory flying in.

Skydiver parachuting free fall.

Skydiver parachuting free fall.

Aircraft wing north american harvard.

Parasailing summer sun.

Aircraft soldiers jump, emotions.

Paragliding sport extreme, sports.

Paragliding recreation fun, travel vacation.

Parachutist mountains parachute.

Reno airshow airplanes air show.

The Parachute or a Sage Lady's Second Experiment

Parachute par Mr. A.J. Garnerin

Le premier parachute de Jacques Garnerin, essayé par lui-même au parc de Mousseaux, le 22 octobre 1797.

[Le premier parachute de Jacques Garnerin, essayé par lui-même au parc de Mousseaux, le 22 octobre 1797]

Parachute renversè de Henin

3ème et dernière expérience de descente en parachute par Melle. Garnerin, au Champ de Mars, dimanche 21 avril, a son profit

Mr. Edward Spencer, born May 8th 1799 who accompanied Mr. Charles Green in that fatal parachute experiment of Mr. Robert Cocking's, July 24th, 1837, from Vauxhall Gardens. And has made twenty-seven ascents with Mr. Green, up to this date, August 24th, 1839 / / G.P. Harding, F.S.A., del. et fecit ; Day & Haghe, lithrs. to the Queen.

[Balloon with parachute and propellers, associated with Francesco Orlandi, flying over a town harbor and spectators, possibly during an ascent in Italy between 1820 and 1850]

Mr. Cocking's parachute

A.J. Garnerin, aeronaute, inv. du parachute, né à Paris, 1769 [death symbol] 1823 / Jules Porreau, sc., 1853.

[Technical illustration shows four stages of André Garnerin's parachute: apparatus for inflating a balloon with hydrogen, a balloon in flight, parachute attached to ascending balloon, and parachute deployed in descent] / Fauchery, del. et sc.

Parachute Jump from SHENANDOAH blimp

Parachute jump

Parachute jump

Sgt. Bottrell, parachute jumper

Parachute saving instruments

Pain's human bomb ... the master aeronaut, Louis Stevens, who descends by parachute

Observers are highly trained men & when their balloons are shelled or attacked by enemy aircraft they are forced to make rapid descents in parachutes

Observers in the basket with telephones and maps

Observer watching his parachute being packed

[Parachute on ground]

Parachute descent

Parachute descent

[Man with parachute?]

War As It Really Is - Reel 3

War As It Really Is - Reel 3
War As It Really Is - Reel 3

Ceremonies - Pennsylvania - Celebrations for signing of Armistice. Hazelton, PA. Victory parade, section of Louis Rossell & Co., silk mill making material for powder bags and parachutes

Airplanes - Historical - Parachute Leap, Love Field, Texas. From C.P.I

Balloons - Miscellaneous Operations - Aeronauts in balloon telephoning their observations to station on the field. Two parachutes are shown attached to sides of basket ready for use

Balloons - Equipment - U.S. Army Balloon School, Engineering Detachment, Omaha, Nebraska. Basket outside, showing parachutes, anemometer, map board, suspension bar, etc

Balloons - In the Theatre of Operations - Battle of Menin Road. A British observation balloon was seen to be in difficulty during the early phase of the battle but the observer cleverly extricated himself from an awkward position by means of his parachute

Balloons - R - Headquarters Balloon Detachment, Post Field, Fort Sill, Oklahoma. Type R. ballon landing in strong wind. Note the basket which struck the ground and knocked the parachute loose

Ceremonies and Parades - Victory Parade section of the Duplan Silk Corp. working on silk material for parachutes, Hazleton, PA

Ceremonies - Pennsylvania - Celebrations for the signing of armistice. Hazelton, PA. Victory parade. Float showing parasol made from a parachute manufactured by Gearhardt's shirt factory

Western front. Observer jumping with a parachute from a captive balloon

Balloons - Schools - Balloon ascending with basket parachute, Balloon School, Lee Hall, VA

Aviators, College Park, Md. July 1, 1919, Parachute experiments

Aviators, College Park, Md. July 1, 1919, Parachute experiments

Aviators, College Park, Md. July 1, 1919, Parachute experiments

Aviators, College Park, Md. July 1, 1919, Parachute experiments

Parachute jumping

Un projet de ballon dirigeable à voile et de parachute conique.

Parachute jump from aeroplane by Geo. Starr, Buffalo, N.Y. / photo by Milton J. Washburn.

[Charles Lindbergh, adjusting parachute before testing Sergeant Bell's experimental plane, in front of wing of biplane, Lambert Field, St. Louis, Missouri. Sergeant Bell is in airplane]

Lindbergh with dislocated shoulder after his second parachute jump

Twelve Navy pilots make parachute jump from [...] plane. Scene at the Naval Air Station in Washington today as twelve Naval officers and enlisted men jumped simultaneously from a Navy plane, as a part of nationwide celebration of Navy Day. This picture was snapped shortly after the men jumped from the plane

Fly to diplomatic post. Col. Hanford MaeNider, new American minister to Canada, and Mrs. MaeNider flew from Washington to Ottawa, where he will take up his diplomatic duties. The photograph shows Col. MaeNider assisting Mrs. MaeNider into the plane as they prepared to leave Bolling Field. They were piloted by Capt. Ira C. Acker who, injured in a parachute jump a few days before, threw away his crutch to act as pilot for his friend

New craze for idle-rich ... aerial golf. With not enough hazards in an ordinary game of golf, and not enough adventure in flying, some genius has invented aerial golf. The rules are quite simple. There are nine holes, each one an airport near Washington. The play flies to the first airport, tee #1 and from a minimum height of 500 feet, drops the ball, attached to a parachute, to the nearest pit or hole, indicated by a red flag at the airport. He then lands his plane, finds his ball and proceeds as in every game of golf, to hit the ball into the hole with his golf clubs. This done, he tunes up his plane and flies to the next airport or tee #2 and repeats. Every player is required to carry a score-keeper. Photo shows three girls, prominent in Washington Society absorbed in a game of aerial golf, they are (l to r) [...]

National Air Races, from 1928 through 1939

The water stretching machine of an eastern parachute manufacturer stretches shroud lines so as to make them more adaptable to the finished product, Manchester, Conn.

Instructor explaining the operation of a parachute to student pilots, Meacham Field, Fort Worth, Tex.

Instructor explaining the operation of a parachute to student pilots, Meacham Field, Fort Worth, Tex.

Instructor explaining the operation of a parachute to student pilots, Meacham Field, Fort Worth, Tex.

The utmost precision is required of these operators who are cutting and drilling parachute packs in an eastern factory, Manchester, Conn. Their work is under constant close supervision. Pioneer Parchute Company

Instructor explaining the operation of a parachute to student pilots, Meacham Field, Fort Worth, Tex.

Instructor explaining the operation of a parachute to student pilots, Meacham field, Fort Worth, Tex.

Marine parachuting at Parris Island, S.C.

Making harnesses, Mary Saverick stitching, Pioneer Parachute Company Mills, Manchester, Conn.

World's Fair. Life Savers parachute tower

Instructor explaining the operation of a parachute to student pilots, Meacham Field, Fort Worth, Tex.

Instructor explaining the operation of the parachute to students, Meacham Field, Fort Worth, Tex.

Indian parachute troops

The four freedoms. Let'er rip, and carefree couples glide earthward from the top of Coney Island's famous parachute jump. Not shown are the milling crowds below, who enjoy the carefree screams of the people on the chutes as much as the brave chutists themselves

Fort Benning. Parachute troops. Ready to make port. A student paratrooper at Fort Benning, Georgia who bailed out of a plane a few minutes ago is about ready to take the ground and perform the little chore of getting his chute under control

Production. Parachute making. Not gowns for a bal, but chutes for a fall are these yards and yards of silk, here being stitched together in an Eastern parachute manufacturing plant. Pioneer Parachute Company, Manchester, Connecticut

Fort Benning. Parachute troops. Good work! A student paratrooper at Fort Benning, Georgia is about to land in a big, clear space, and he's all set to take the ground in the most approved style

Production. Parachute cloth and shrouds. Silk parachute cloth is straightened, tentered to width, and finished in an Eastern plant. It will soon be ready for making into parachutes for American flyers

Fort Benning. Parachute troops. Look at that boy come riding a chute like an oldtimer. A student paratrooper at Fort Benning, Georgia has wind currents to think about, and he has his mind on the spot where he wants to land. He's learning to make the kind of landfall he wants

Fort Benning. Parachute troops. Good work! A student paratrooper at Fort Benning, Georgia is about to land in a big clear space and he's all set to take the ground in the most approved paratrooper style

Production. Parachute making. Though it looks like a skirt on an ironing board, this is really a parachute stretched over a glass table, upon which it is subjected to rigid inspection. Electric lights underneath the table show up the slightest imperfection. Pioneer Parachute Company, Manchester, Connecticut

Sergeant Tony Gaudiello, of Uniontown, Pennsylvania, somewhere in the European war theater, inspecting the contents of the kit which fits into the back pad of a parachute. It contains, among other things, concentrated food, emergency ration, a frying pan, knife, lighter, compass, bullets, gloves, and insecticide in a compact form

Fort Benning. Parachute troops. Ready to make port. A student paratrooper at Fort Benning, Georgia who bailed out of a plane a few minutes ago is about ready to take the ground and perform the little chore of getting his chute under control

Production. Parachute cloth and shrouds. This 5B spinning machine in the plant of an Eastern parachute manufacturer is the latest type doubling and twisting machine. It makes shroud lines for parachutes

Mitchell Field. Eagle ready for battle. An American pursuit pilot in combat gear is all set to climb into his plane. His flying equipment includes a combined oxygen mask and throat-type microphone, headphones, parachute and Mae West life jacket

Production. Parachute making. Final inspection of flare parachutes is as important to this worker as inspection of parachutes that will carry "live cargo." Location: an Eastern parachute plant. Pioneer Parachute Company, Manchester, Connecticut

Instructor explaining operation of parachute to students. Meacham Field, Fort Worth, Texas

Conversion. Toy factory. The hands of Lucille Ciecko, worker in a New England plant, tells the story of conversion in its simpler aspects. Lucille used to drill casings for toy locomotives. Here she is changing the drill on her press, about to begin the more vital work of today--drilling holes for wires in parachute flare casing. Not all conversion is as simple as this, but thousands of machines used in our peacetime industrial program are now being retooled and changed over to war work. A. C. Gilbert Company, New Haven, Connecticut

Skippy Smith, manager of the Pacific Parachute Company, San Diego, California, subcontractors of Standard Parachute Company

An employee of the Pacific Parachute Company. San Diego, California

Production. Parachute making. There is far more to hemming this parachute than running the sewing machine. The operator must match pencil marks on the braid with pencil marks on the seams to turn out infallible parachutes for men in the Air Force. Pioneer Parachute Company, Manchester, Connecticut

An employee of the Pacific Parachute Company. San Diego, California

Fort Benning. Parachute troops. He's a landsman again. One of Uncle Sam's student paratroopers at Fort Benning, Georgia unbuckles his chute gear after a trip that would have done credit to one of the oldtimers

Jacksonville, Florida. Fighting French learning how to fold a parachute at the United States Naval air station

Repairman for the sewing machines at the Pacific Parachute Company. San Diego, California

Putting the shrouds into a pilot parachute at the Pacific Parachute Company. San Diego, California

Inspector of the Standard Parachute Company and "Skippy" Smith, manager of the Pacific Parachute Company (subcontractors of Standard Parachute), watch final inspection of pilot parachutes being made at the Pacific Parachute Company. San Diego, California

Workroom of the Pacific Parachute Company, manufacturers of pilot parachutes. San Diego, California

Final inspection of pilot parachutes at the Pacific Parachute Company. San Diego, California

San Diego, California, Pacific Parachute Company. Inspector of the Standard Parachute Company and "Skippy" Smith, manager of the Pacific Parachute (subcontractor of Standard Parachute), at the final inspection of pilot parachutes