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SURVIVING A PARACHUTE MALFUNCTION

If your main parachute malfunctions and you’re trying to decide whether to use your emergency chute, spit. If your spit ...

If your main parachute malfunctions and you’re trying to decide whether to use your emergency chute, spit. If your spit goes up, use your emergency chute. If your spit goes down, your rate of descent is survivable. — Ernst Luposchainsky III, skydiving old-timer of 15 years, Hollywood, California

11/27/17