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Wingsuit flying is the art of flying the human body through the air using a special jumpsuit, called a wingsuit, that shapes the human body into an airfoil which can create lift. The wingsuit creates the airfoil shape with fabric sewn between the legs and under the arms. It is also called a birdman suit or squirrel suit.
A wingsuit can be flown from any point that provides sufficient altitude to glide through the air, such as skydiving aircraft or BASE jumping exit points.
The wingsuit flier wears parachute equipment designed for skydiving or BASE jumping. The flier will deploy the parachute at a planned altitude and unzip the arm wings, if necessary, so they can reach up to the control toggles and fly to a normal parachute landing.
Wings were first used in the 1930s as an attempt to increase horizontal movement. These early wingsuits were made of materials such as canvas, wood, silk, steel, and even whale bone. They were not very reliable. According to wingsuit lore, between 1930 and 1961, 72 of the 75 original birdmen died testing their wingsuits. Some of these so-called "birdmen," most notably Clem Sohn and Leo Valentin, claimed to have glided for miles and inspired dozens of imitators.
In the mid-1990s, French skydiver Patrick de Gayardon (nicknamed "DeG") developed a wingsuit that had unparalleled safety and performance. Unfortunately, de Gayardon died on April 13, 1998 while testing a new modification to his parachute container in Hawaii; his death is attributed to a rigging error which was part of the new modification rather than a flaw in the suit's design. Despite his tragic end, de Gayardon planted the seeds for a new generation of birdmen.
In 1998, Jari Kuosma of Finland and Robert Pecnik of Croatia teamed up to create a wingsuit that was safe and accessible for all skydivers when they established BirdMan, Inc. BirdMan's Classic, designed by Robert Pecnik, was the first wingsuit offered to the general public. BirdMan was also the first manufacturer to advocate the safe use of wingsuits by creating an Instructor program. Created by Jari Kuosma, the instructor program's aim was to remove the stigma that wingsuits were dangerous and to provide wingsuit beginners (Generally, skydivers with a minimum of 200 logged jumps) with a way to safely enjoy what was once considered the most dangerous in the skydiving world. With the help of Birdman Chief Instructors Scott Campos, Chuck Blue and Kim Griffin, a standardized program of instruction was developed that preprared instructors. Phoenix-Fly, Fly Your Body, and Nitro Rigging have also instituted an instructor training program.
Watch these "birdmen" take flight - in some cases at speeds of up to 140 mph - on Sunday's 60 Minutes, Dec. 27, 7 p.m. ET/PT.
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The clip bar fight from To Hell and Back (1955)
Hey, what is this? These fly-boys got a corner on all the livestock?
Oh, aye! They're stationed here.
And they got the medals to charm 'em.
Maybe the infantry can tear that charm down a little.
Into the air, Junior Birdmen
Into the air Boy Scouts too
Into the air Junior Birdmen
And keep your nose up in the blue
Up in the blue
And when they make that presentation
And hand out those wings of tin
You, too, can be a Junior Birdman
If you'll send your box tops in
Break it up! Come on!
Break it up.! Come on.!
I said, "Break it up!"
What's the matter? Don't you guys get enough fighting at the front?
All right, who started it?
He didn't like our singing.
Extreme sports: "Birdmen" who soar off cliffs in wingsuits; a climber who scales sheer mountain faces without climbing ropes; and divers who swim with Great White sharks. They're all on 60 Minutes Presents: Going to Extremes, hosted by Steve Kroft on Feb. 26 at 7 p.m. ET/PT.
Meet the “birdmen,” men who wear wing suits and jump off mountain tops gliding at speeds of 140 mph; then, Bob Simon reports on the "spy-cam" techniques used by filmmakers to show wildlife up close; and, Anderson Cooper gets in the water with man-eating Nile crocodiles. Watch “60 Minutes Presents: Going to Extremes” on Sunday, Dec. 29 at 7 p.m. ET/PT.
"Birdmen" who soar off cliffs in wingsuits; filmmakers who use "spy-cams" to show wildlife up close; and, researchers who get in the water with man-eating Nile crocodiles. They're all on "60 Minutes Presents: Going to Extremes," hosted by Steve Kroft.