MIL Water jumps are fantastic

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  1. fooj

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    Even if the water was freezing it ended up being such a nice day.
     
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    [constanza] I was in the pool! I was in the pool! [/constanza]
     
  3. MrRyan

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    Never had one, always wanted one.
     
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    wats a water jump
     
  5. FATBOY

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    A water jump in an Airborne operation where Paratroopers land in water instead of the ground.
     
  6. Except I don't think there is a canopy deployment. Don't you just jump from like 25 or so feet into the water or something?
     
  7. FATBOY

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    :ugh:

    The parachute is connected to the aircraft via the universal static line, so of course there is a canopy deployment. Normal jumping altitude is about 1250 feet AGL give or take some.
     
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    That is a helicast.
     
  9. Ah helicast there we go. That sounds like a lot of fun honestly.
     
  10. :ugh: ok rey
     
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    :ugh2:

    sure
     
  12. fooj

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    we were at 1500
     
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    Was the jump early last week? Buddy said he saw some guys jumping into Am. Lake. I've missed out on the water jumps so far. Buddies of mine did one into the ocean then tried to wind surf with their chutes before they collapsed :)
     
  14. I wanna do a water jump that sounds like fun.
     
  15. fooj

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    Yea gt that was us last week. Thanks for the zodiacs.
     

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