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Jeb Corliss flies through Tianmen Hole

09-24-2011 16:38 BJT

A special flying show takes place Saturday over in Hunan world-renowned wingsuit flights are getting ready the performance in Tianmen Mountain in Zhangjiajie.

Wingsuit flying is the sport of flying the human body through the air using a special jumpsuit, called a wingsuit, which adds surface area to the human body to enable a significant increase in lift. Modern wingsuit designs create the surface area with fabric between the legs and under the arms. A wingsuit may be referred to as a birdman suit or flying squirrel suit.

Tianmen Hole is a 360-foot-tall, 96-foot-wide, and 260-foot-long formation located near the city of Zhangjiajie in central China's Hunan Province. Corliss will jump from a helicopter hovering at 6,000 feet and attempt to glide through the hole.

Flying video took by Jeb Corliss:

 

Preparation for Tianmen Hole wingsuit flying:

 

Interview with wingsuit flyers

 

 

Wingsuit show to be staged in Tianmen Mountain, Zhangjiajie

A special flying show takes place Saturday over in Hunan world-renowned wingsuit flights are getting ready the performance in Tianmen Mountain in Zhangjiajie. <Full story>

Editor:James |Source: CNTV

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