The helicopter righted itself fast, and she saw the parachute Brady had been trying to release by smashing his fist against the control box in the ceiling.
The top of the buggy caught the air like a parachute or an umbrella filled with wind, and held them back so that they floated downward with a gentle motion that was not so very disagreeable to bear.
The two differ in certain details of dentition, and in the greater development in the former of the parachute, especially the interfemoral portion, which in the latter is almost absent.
7), which is provided with a parachute supported by a cartilaginous process arising from the olecranon of the ulna, and has well-developed ears and a moderately long tail.
The Indian flying-squirrel (P. oral) leaps with its parachute extended from the higher branches of a tree, and descends first directly and then more and more obliquely, until the flight, gradually becoming slower, assumes a horizontal direction, and finally terminates in an ascent to the branch or trunk of the tree to which it was directed.
After reaching superstardom status in the late 80's and early 90's thanks to his music, his dance moves and his parachute pants, a series of bad financial decisions and changing musical tastes led Hammer to lose it all.
With the approach of night their season of activity commences, when they may be occasionally seen gliding from tree to tree supported on their cutaneous parachute, and they have been noticed as capable of traversing in this way a space of 70 yds.
To this family also belong the Rhacophorus of eastern Asia, arboreal frogs, some of which are remarkable for the extremely developed webs between the fingers and toes, which are believed to act as a parachute when the frog leaps from the branches of trees (flying-frog of A.
allied airmen descending by parachute over Fife.
deploying parachute catching on the board (nasty ).
Or, they can skip to the beat of the music as they carry the parachute.
When the parachute mushrooms, the "leader" calls out a color.
The parachute flares are fired into the air to produce a very bright light which slowly descends on a parachute illuminating a large area.
- The next section, according to Prof. Max Weber's arrangement, is that of the Anomaluroidea, typified by the rodents commonly called African flying-squirrels (Anomaluridae), but better designated scale-tailed squirrels, or simply "scaly-tails," since one member of the family has no parachute.
airman typical wartime Secret Memorandum was intended to safeguard allied airmen descending by parachute over Fife.
casualtyd Parachute Division had suffered heavy casualties during its time in Normandy.
We made various components such as parachute attachments, housing bearings, steering track columns among a few.
descending by parachute over Fife.
dozen injured by a parachute mine at South Merstham in April of 1941.
drogue parachute to control its decent until the main parachute opens at around 10,000 feet.
In one study, for example, the subjects were active parachute jumpers.
Sub-Lieutenant Babington had experimented with the dismantling of all types of bombs and had worked on the first suspended parachute magnetic mines.
Disposed of parachute mine on land in a minefield at Mersa Matruh, Egypt in Sep 43.
nose cone ejected but no parachute!
parachute jump or go white-water rafting?
This is to minimize the risk of the deploying parachute catching on the board (nasty ).
Tony let me steer the parachute during my second tandem to give me a taste of the real thing.
The wheels were dropped after takeoff and on the DFS-230 type B we had a braking parachute.
You'll be wearing a parachute, just like you would wear a life jacket whilst sailing.
You mentioned a sea mine being dropped by a small parachute.
You will also be taught how to fly a square parachute, allowing you to enjoy the canopy flight as well as the freefall.
parachute harnesses became easy targets.
She felt like she stood at the door of a plane fifteen thousand feet in the air getting ready to skydive, only she didn't remember packing a parachute.
In Pteromys the tail is cylindrical and comparatively thin, while in Sciuropterus it is broad, flat and laterally expanded, so as to compensate for the absence of the interfemoral membrane by acting as a supplementary parachute.
In Africa the name of flying-squirrel is applied to the members of a very different family of rodents, the Anomaluridae, which are provided with a parachute.
MEDUSA, the name given by zoologists to the familiar marine animals known popularly as jelly-fishes; or, to be more accurate, to those jelly-fishes I in which the form of the body resembles that of an umbrella, bell or parachute.
dropped by parachute and seemed to have a delayed fuse.
extricatestill extricating himself out of his parachute so he had no chance to run anywhere.
It goes on and on with the awesome foursome of a bungy jump, tandem parachute, helecopter ride and Shotover Jet boat thing.
free falllooking for adventurous people to take part in an exhilarating 12,000ft free-fall parachute jump.
He had been using the specially built parachute attached to a harness to catch gusts of wind along the seafront.
A parachute fly has a hackle that is wound horizontally around the vertical wing post.
Ten people were killed and over a dozen injured by a parachute mine at South Merstham in April of 1941.
In June 2004 Caroline Gardner did a sponsored parachute jump in aid of the Appeal.
parachute jump with the Red Devils over Arnhem every year.
The parachute flares are fired into the air to produce a very bright light which slowly descends on a parachute flares are fired into the air to produce a very bright light which slowly descends on a parachute illuminating a large area.
parachute regiment he had joined.
The Squadron also sent personnel to South Africa to take part in ACE, a freefall parachute exercise.
An American cargo parachute along with his canvas aerial delivery package got caught in a tree.
A new reserve parachute will set you back a further £ 350 - £ 400.
A provision is made on the chassis for an emergency parachute behind the pilots head.
Once over the English coastline, they would make a tandem parachute jump with a qualified parachutist.
The new High Summer Collection features ruched tops, provocative beachwear, silk combat trousers and a khaki parka made of delicate parachute silk.
prodigyed that these be distributed in the most profligate manner - and particularly in the Parachute Regiment which has performed such prodigies.
reserve parachute, but doubt there would have been time to deploy it.
parachute riggers are not responsible for safeguarding and protecting air equipment from pilferage.
The 30 denier parachute ripstop nylon with silicon impregnation weighs only 1.35 oz per sq yard.
ruched tops, provocative beachwear, silk combat trousers and a khaki parka made of delicate parachute silk.
These included long johns ', French knickers, and even a piece of parachute silk.
suggested warm-up: Try a game or two from the ' Parachute games ' section of Games, Games, Games III.
The parachute is supported by a cartilage attached to the wrist or carpus; in addition to the lateral membrane, there is a narrow one from the cheek along the front of each shoulder to the wrist, and in the larger species a third (interfemoral) connecting the hind-limbs with the base of the long tail.
Since, however, this parachute is absent in some members of the family, the most distinctive character is the presence of a double row of spiny scales on the under surface of the tail, which apparently aid in climbing.
The species without a parachute constitutes the genus Zenkerella, and looks very like an ordinary squirrel (see Rodentia).
The third genus, Zenkerella (Aethurus), which is also West African, has no parachute (fig.
The needs for these are obvious - buoyancy in water and resistance to wetting for the first, some form of parachute for the second, and some attaching mechanism or attractive structure for the third.
I do have a reserve parachute, but doubt there would have been time to deploy it.
Parachute riggers are not responsible for safeguarding and protecting air equipment from pilferage.
Suggested warm-up: Try a game or two from the ' Parachute games ' section of Games, Games, Games III.
When the cat lands on all four feet first, the balance is even, and the parachute effect has lessened the cat's velocity.
An excellent book that may prepare teens for different career opportunities is What Color is Your Parachute?
Who wouldn't want a severance package like Conan's golden parachute?
Conan's golden parachute includes a total of $45 million for Conan and $7.5 million for his staffers.
Lastly, the Parachute Jump was created for the 1939 New York World's Fair and was the first simulated sky-diving adventure ever created for the amusement park circuit.
Each hammock is made from parachute material, designed to be durable and waterproof.
It is seven feet in diameter and weighs less than a pound, being made of washable parachute nylon.
Anything made of parachute fabric will automatically be more sand resistant than the typical beach blanket because of the silky nature of the fabric.
Another option is the ParaSheet Family-Sized Beach Blanket which is made of parachute nylon, thus rendering it quick-drying.
Puffalumps were stuffed toys made from parachute material and stuffed with poly-fil, which gave them a very floppy feel.
During the early 20th century, the jumpsuit was worn by military pilots, who would strap parachute packs to their backs.
It requires special apparel, an affinity for cropped parachute pants and plaid…beret-like hats reminiscent of Payne Stewart.
Anything can become a fun and exciting parachute game.
Simple activities, like skip counting and alphabet recitation, become fun if done with a parachute.
Simply have the kids hold the parachute and chant their number facts or letters as the walk, run, or hop around the chute.
If you are using a single-color parachute, you can number the players instead.
As the group holds the parachute over their heads, the "leader" will call out a math problem.
Teddy Bear Bounce: For this game, everyone must hold the parachute tight.
The Sky is Falling: Have everyone hold the parachute as tight as possible.
Everyone should bend over and let the parachute touch the ground.
When the detective leaves the room or covers his eyes, everyone else should hold the parachute.
These are just a few of the many games you can try with your parachute.
With parasailing, a person is pulled behind a boat while attached to a parachute as he or she floats high above the water.
Remember when you step into the abyss, carry a parachute.
The first of these feats was "the Birdman," a Parisian tailor who decided that a parachute wouldn't be that tricky to sew together.
Using his parachute, he threw himself to the first floor and crashed.
Are the bride and groom parachute jumpers?
During a sky dive, his parachute ripped at 1600 feet and he fell the rest of the way without deploying his backup chute.
Base jumping involves ski jumping off a cliff, employing a parachute in order to complete the jump.
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