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Homo volans

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

To his royal highness Fredrick Duke of York, this plate of Satan holding th prepondrence of power; or, Bounaparte's threat, is most humbly inscribed, by E. Sanders

[Design drawing for a navigational system for an airship employing six balloons and parachutes, a deck, superstructure, and basket below]

Domitor / H. Franco̧is.

Domitor / H. Franco̧is.

La locomotion aérienne passive. Principes de la nature sur la chûte reelle des corps, opposé aux lois scientifiques / / lith. Schmid.

Navire aérien, le poisson volant, inventé et exécuté par M. Camille Vert, ingénieur-mécanicien ... / Paris, Camille Vert, rue de la Pépinière, 86.

[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 saving instruments

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

Parachute descent

Parachute descent

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

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.

Marine parachuting at Parris Island, S.C.

World's Fair. Life Savers parachute tower

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

Priorities unemployment. No more silk....The embargo on imports from Japan meant no more silk stockings, clothing, other non-defense articles. The Office of Production Management (OPM) reserved existing silk supplies for parachutes, for powder bags for defense under the government's system for priorities

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

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

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

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

Parachutes of pursuit squadron. Lake Muroc, California

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

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

FOOD

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 a landfall he wants

Fort Benning. Parachute troops. Picture of a man doing a good job. He's one of Uncle Sam's student paratroopers at Fort Benning, Georgia, but the way he's getting his chute under contol would do credit to an old timer. A few minutes ago this man bailed out of a high-speed plane at a point calculated to bring him to the spot where he is landing. Good work, soldier

U.S. paratroopers checking their parachutes before taking off on maneuvers somewhere in England

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 wnats to land. He's learning to make the kind of a landfall he wants

U.S. paratroopers inspecting each others' parachutes before taking off on maneuvers somewhere in England. Note the camouflaged helmets

Fort Benning. Parachute troops. Picture of a man doing a good job. He's one of Uncle Sam's student paratroopers at Fort Benning, Georgia, but the way he's getting his chute under control would do credit to an old-timer. A few minutes ago this man bailed out of a high-speed plane at a point calculated to bring him to the spot where he is landing. Good work, soldier

Fort Benning. Parachute troops. Picture of a man doing a good job. He's one of Uncle Sam's student paratroopers at Fort Benning, Georgia, but the way he's getting his chute under control would be credit to an oldtimer. A few minutes ago this man bailed out of a high-speed plane at a point calculated to bring him to the spot where he is landing. Good work, soldier

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. These women sew yards of silk together into flare parachutes, a task which requires just as much care and skill as does working on parachutes that will bear men. Pioneer Parachute Company, Manchester, Connecticut

Fort Benning. Parachute troops. Here he comes. A student paratrooper at Fort Benning, Georgia has bailed out of a plane at just the point he figures will let him land at his objective. Just wait a while. He'll be seeing you

Fort Benning. Parachute troops. Ready to make port. 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

Fort Benning. Parachute troops. Picture of a man doing a good job. He's one of Uncle Sam's student paratroopers at Fort Benning, Georgia, but the way he's getting his chute under control would be credit to an oldtimer. A few minutes ago this man bailed out of a high-speed plane at a point calculated to bring him to the spot where he is landing. Good work, soldier

Manpower. Negro navy yard workers. In a sea of silk, this woman worker is making parachutes for America's paratroopers. She is one of many Negro employees in the aircraft factory of an Eastern navy yard

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

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

Fort Worth, Texas. Meacham Field. Students learning operation of parachute

Fort Benning. Parachute troops. Picture of a man doing a good job. He's one of Uncle Sam's student paratroopers at Fort Benning, Georgia, but the way he's getting his chute under contol would do credit to an old timer. A few minutes ago this man bailed out of a high-speed plane at a point calculated to bring him to the spot where he is landing. Good work, soldier

Manpower. Negro navy yard workers. So that America's paratroopers may write history in this new field of modern warfare, these women workers in the aircraft factory of an Eastern navy yard are turning miles of silk into parachutes for our armed forces

[Worker Hanging Parachutes, Pepperell Manufacturing Company]

United States "lend-lease" program in eastern India. Indian workmen use lend-lease sewing machines in the manufacture of parachutes

Greenville, South Carolina. Air Service Command. Inspecting parachutes at the 35th service squadron of the 25th service group

United States "lend-lease" program in eastern India. Indian workmen turn out parachutes for their own Army. Lend-lease sewing machines have enabled this factory to expand its production enormously

United States "Lend-lease" program in eastern India. American-made sewing machines, supplied under lend-lease, enable Indian workmen to turn out parachutes for their own army

Landing of Mercury-Atlas 8 spacecraft with parachute extended

GEMINI PARACHUTE LANDING SEQUENCE - CHART - MSC

Gemini 10 Splashdown

Apollo 10 crewmember is pickup by recovery helicopter

The US Navy Parachute Demonstration Team, the "Leap Frogs," descends into Civic Park, while participating in the "Cinco de Mayo Celebrate Culture" Parade, during the Navy Week Denver. Navy Week - Denver is one of 20 such events, arranged by the Navy Office of Community Outreach (NAVCO), planned for the year in cities throughout the US

The US Navy (USN) Parachute Team, "The Leap Frogs," perform for more than 500 students and staff at Highlands Ranch High School (HS) as a part of Denver Navy Week. Navy Week - Denver is one of 20 such events, arranged by the Navy Office of Community Outreach (NAVCO), planned for the year in cities throughout the US

A member of the US Navy (USN) Parachute Demonstration Team the "Leap Frogs," descends from the sky into Civic Park, displaying the National ENSIGN, during Navy Week Denver and Cinco de Mayo festivities. Navy Week - Denver is one of 20 such events, arranged by the Navy Office of Community Outreach (NAVCO), planned for the year in cities throughout the US

Members of the US Navy (USN) Parachute Demonstration Team"Leapfrogs"performs at the Prosser Career Academy in Chicago, as a part of Navy Week Chicago, Illinois (IL). Navy Week Chicago is one of 20 Navy Week events planned this year by the Navy Office of Community Outreach, for various Cities through out the Country

A member of the US Navy (USN) Parachute Demonstration Team"Leapfrogs"performs as a part of Navy Week Chicago, Illinois (IL). Navy Week Chicago is one of 20 Navy Week events planned this year by the Navy Office of Community Outreach, for various Cities through out the Country

A US Navy (USN) Parachute Demonstration Team, "Leap Frogs," crew member descends into Civic Park near City Hall, during Denver Navy Week and Cinco de Mayo festivities. Navy Week - Denver is one of 20 such events, arranged by the Navy Office of Community Outreach (NAVCO), planned for the year in cities throughout the US

Endeavour Nears Splashdown

View of the parachutes of Skylab 3 command module during splashdown

A US Army soldier parachutes to the ground during a training exercise

A view of the NASA Space Shuttle Program Solid Rocket Booster Deceleration Subsystem, as it approaches its impact point during a parachute drop test at the National Parachute Test Range

A view of the NASA Space Shuttle Program Solid Rocket Booster Deceleration Subsystem, as it approaches its impact point during a parachute drop test at the National Parachute Test Range

A view of the NASA Space Shuttle Program Solid Rocket Booster Deceleration Subsystem, as it approaches its impact point during a parachute drop test at the National Parachute Test Range

A view of the NASA Space Shuttle Program Solid Rocket Booster Deceleration Subsystem, as it approaches its impact point during a parachute drop test at the National Parachute Test Range

A U.S. Air Force C-130 Hercules aircraft makes a low-altitude parachute extraction system (LAPES) drop on a snow-covered runway during a test at Namo, Canadian Air Force Base

A service school parachute team member maneuvers to hit a metal disc in the target circle during the 1980 Tri-Service Parachute Tournament

A service school parachute team member nears the ground during the 1980 Tri-Service Parachute Tournament

A United States Naval Academy parachute team member nears the ground during the 1980 Tri-Service Parachute Tournament

A Canadian jumper floats down during a competitive parachute jump. The man is taking part in Sarex '80, a joint U.S.-Canadian pararescue exercise

An American jumper prepares to gather his parachute up after landing. The man is taking part in Sarex '80, a joint pararescue exercise involving the United States and Canada

A member of Europe's Special Forces Parachute Team lands on the flight line during a free fall demonstration

Vice Premier Geng Biao of China and U.S. Navy officials watch a parachute demonstration

Korean troopers parachute from a C-130 Hercules aircraft over a drop zone during exercise Purple Duck, a deployment from Yokota Air Base, Japan, to Kwang Ju Air Base for joint operation readiness maneuvers with Korean troopers

Members of the 82nd Airborne Division parachute from a C-141B Starlifter aircraft during exercise Reforger '80

82nd Airborne Division air traffic controllers coordinate on radio with C-141B Starlifter aircraft as the other members parachute from the aircraft during exercise Reforger '80

82nd Airborne Division members parachute from a C-141B Starlifter aircraft during exercise Reforger '80

Members of the 82nd Airborne Division parachute from a C-141B Starlifter aircraft during exercise Reforger '80

A combat control team member parachutes into the water of Pokai Bay

An Army school parachute team member nears the ground during the 1980 Tri-Service Parachute Tournament

Free fall jumpers of the 193rd Command Parachute Team are about to land during exercise Black Hawk IV

Members of the 193rd Command Parachute Team display their skills during exercise Black Hawk IV

A member of the 193rd Command Parachute Team displays his skill in a free fall jump from a C-130 Hercules aircraft during exercise Black Hawk IV

Artist: Ken Hodges Composite image explaining Objective and Motivation for Galileo Probe Heat Loads: Galileo Probe descending into Jupiters Atmosphere shows heat shield separation with parachute deployed. (Ref. JPL P-19180) ARC-1981-AC81-0174

Artist: Ken Hodges Pioneer Galileo Probe descending into Jupiter's Atmosphere with parachute deployed, heat shield separation, while orbiter collects data from above (from JPL files - no reference nunber available) ARC-1981-AC81-0174-1

Parachutes dot the sky as paratroopers jump from a C-141B Starlifter aircraft during exercise Dragon Team, the largest non-Joint Chiefs of STAFF airdrop exercise in history taking place at Drop Zone B-70

A Combat Control Team member from the 1ST Special Operations Wing just after landing in a high altitude low opening (HALO) parachute

A Combat Control Team member from the First Special Operations Wing descends to the ground by HALO (High Altitude Low Opening) parachute

Combat Control Team member MSGT James Charvat from the First Special Operations Wing descends to the ground by HALO (High Altitude Low Opening) parachute

A Combat Control Team member from the First Special Operations Wing, descends to the ground by HALO (High Altitude Low Opening) parachute

A Combat Control Team member from the First Special Operations Wing, after descending to the ground by HALO (High Altitude Low Opening) parachute

A member of the Yellow Knight parachute team descends to a marked point before a crowd during the open house