The Boston Diaries

The ongoing saga of a programmer who doesn't live in Boston, nor does he even like Boston, but yet named his weblog/journal “The Boston Diaries.”

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Friday, September 09, 2005

Crash course in surviving free fall

Let's say your jet blows apart at 35,000 feet. You exit the aircraft, and you begin to descend independently. Now what?

Via Jason Kottke, Unplanned Freefall? Some Survival Tips

What now indeed! But the upbeat article does describe several methods one can use to (hopefully) survive an unplanned free fall from at least 15,000 feet. I'm not sure if any of the suggestions would actually work but hey, if you're falling from 35,000 feet it wouldn't hurt to try.

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