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206 example sentences with  parachutes

206 example sentences with parachutes

"The time-honored story of Solomon's carpet on which he mounted and was wafted away to any place, with his retinue, had a good deal of foundation in fact; for Solomon was an exceedingly ingenious man, and not only constructed parachutes by which people could safely descend from great heights, but he made some attempts in the direction of ballooning.

And again, mayhap it did chance that some were wild adventurers, and did leap over the edge of the upper world, having to ease their flight certain contrivings, like to parachutes.

In the hope that I may manage to communicate my horrible condition to the outside world I have made scores of small parachutes, and when the breeze at the top of the cliffs appeared favorable, send them up by means of hot air, each carrying a message to my son.

All its endeavors, therefore, were unsuccessful, though made without doing itself any hurtthanks to the parachute with which Nature had provided it.

There were machines of dozens of other types, monoplanes, bi-planes, machines of the helicopter type, and a few devices based on the parachute principle.

In a few seconds after they were seen sailing majestically along, without any apparent effort, their legs contracted together, and lying perfectly quiet on their backs, suspended from their silken parachutes, and presenting to the lover of nature a far more interesting spectacle than the balloon of the philosopher.

Often when the wind was favorable, they intrusted themselves to their kites, and slipping the ropes, flew to the opposite side of the bay, forerunners in the air of a certain Lyonnais of 1783, and contemporaneous with the Siamese who centuries ago indulged their levitative dreams by leaping with parachutes.

She had seized her parachute an' jumped from her balloon and was slowly approachin' the earth.

A parachute fire is a device designed to be ejected from a pot at the end of the rocket's travel, and to emit a bright light during its slow descent.

It consists of a small cylindrical cardboard box (Fig. 16) filled with common star paste or Lamarre stars, and attached to a parachute, e, by means of a small brass chain, d. To make this parachute, we cut a circle ten feet in diameter out of a piece of calico, and divide its circumference into ten or twelve equal parts.

In rockets designed to receive these parachutes, a small cavity is reserved at the extremity of the cartridge for the reception of 225 grains of powder.

This is connected by a brass wire with a cotton parachute eight inches in diameter.

Parachute.

Mrs. Percy Keese Fitzhugh (W); 2Jan58; R205360. The parachute jumper.

The parachute jumper.

(In Colliers, Dec. 19, 1936) ยฉ 4Dec36; B320714. Florence Talpey Williams (W); 19Oct64; R346696. Parachute.

Florence Talpey Williams (W); 19Oct64; R346693. Parachute.

Parachute pup.

Corporal Cat, the story of a German parachute soldier.

MERWIN, ELLEN A. Parachute pup.

SEE Oskinson, Hildegarde Hawthorne. Parachutes.

ZIM, HERBERT S. Parachutes.

Parachute to Berlin.

Parachute.

Corporal Cat, the story of a German parachute soldier.

MERWIN, ELLEN A. Parachute pup.

SEE Oskinson, Hildegarde Hawthorne. Parachutes.

ZIM, HERBERT S. Parachutes.

You are staring like the crowd of a county fair at a parachute act.

inquires the BaronSeven Summers, An Eton Medley, by the Editors of the Parachute and Present Etonian.

Now, Heaven forgive my ignorance, but I have never seen the Parachute nor the Present Etonian, so without prejudice I dip into this book, and am at once much interested and amused by a paper "On Getting Up." Not "getting up" linen, or "getting up lessons," but getting up in the morning, ever a hard-worker's hardest task.

A beginner skydiver, after the parachute opens, may have about three minutes or more of a parachute ride to reach the ground.

A beginner skydiver, after the parachute opens, may have about three minutes or more of a parachute ride to reach the ground.

According to Cruz, "There are challenges to testing these parachutes because we can not test it at exactly the right conditions.

Also, the album, Parachutes was very successful in the United Kingdom.

A parachute is carefully folded, or "packed" to ensure that it will open reliably.

In the U.S. and many developed countries, emergency and reserve parachutes are packed by "riggers" who must be trained and certified according to legal standards.

Many skydivers never let anyone else to pack their parachutes because they know the rig is correctly packed when they have done it themselves.

Modern model of Leonardo's parachute.

Modern parachutes do not have rip cords anymore, but the skydiver simply throws a small auxiliary (helper) parachute called pilot chute into air.

Modern parachutes do not have rip cords anymore, but the skydiver simply throws a small auxiliary (helper) parachute called pilot chute into air.

Morison, p. 15; and Hough, p. 298. The 1st Parachute Battalion, which had many dead and wounded in the Battle of Tulagi and Gavutu-Tanambogo in August, was placed under Edson's command.

Parachute Sky Jump boarded one or two standing riders looking forward to the thrill of the drop into baskets beneath a faux parachute canopy.

Parachute Sky Jump boarded one or two standing riders looking forward to the thrill of the drop into baskets beneath a faux parachute canopy.

Sky Tower was built to support two attractions, the Parachute Sky Jump (now closed) and the Sky Cabin.

Some modern parachutes are classified as semi-rigid wings, which are maneuverable and can make a controlled descent to break on impact with the ground.

The Allies sent the 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment to airfields near Rome.

The crew cabin did not have any kind of parachute, and it smashed into the ocean after falling for 2 minutes and 45 seconds at roughly convert.

The plan was to use 13 infantry divisions, two parachute divisions and six panzer divisions from reserves.

", the third single off Parachutes, which features a remix of "Yellow".

The tone of the band's first studio album, Parachutes, was described as melodic pop with "distorted guitar riffs and swishing percussion".

Usually the backpack contains not just one but two parachutes: main parachute, which is opened normally, and reserve parachute, which is opened in an emergency situation, such as when the main does not open or is tangled.

Drogue parachutes are used to aid horizontal deceleration of a vehicle (a fixed-wing aircraft, or a drag racer), or to provide stability (tandem free-fall, or space shuttle after touchdown).

During his time as a Black Dragon, Park earned top marksmanship decorations in every long-range category, as well as SCUBA and parachute qualifications.

After reentry, jettison mechanisms will generate enough thrust to push the cover away from the spacecraft and allow the three main parachutes to unfurl, stabilizing and slowing the capsule to 20 mph or less for a safe splashdown in the Pacific Ocean.

Beginning over JBERโ€™s Malemute Drop Zone, the HC-130โ€™s loadmasters kicked out container delivery systems, which safely delivered supplies and equipment under the canopy of parachutes.

Both perished when their parachutes failed to fully deploy.

During the dogfight the RAF aircraft was badly hit, forcing F/Off Dixon to bail out only for his parachute to catch fire.

A less visible parachute is just one of the innovations in the technology that is reportedly being developed and potentially deployed from Technodinamika.

From here, the player can find Parachute jobs as the last option under the Rockstar Created tab.

Furthermore, the women were only supplied with hand-me-down uniforms, over-sized shoes and rudimentary tools โ€” but most significantly, these planes went up into the air without parachutes for the pilot and navigator.

Holman started his career by jumping out of airplanes with a parachute or walking on the wings.

If you are in need of support or want to help the cause, you can find out more on the Parachutes for Pets website.

In 1967, Soviet cosmonaut Vladimir Komarov was killed when his Soyuz 1 spacecraft smashed into the Earth after his parachutes failed to deploy properly during re-entry; he was the first human spaceflight fatality.

โ€œInvestors who come in at ground level say $1m will parachute with $200m to $300m,โ€ one message said, MacDonald wrote in an affidavit.

It was years before the Americans used the parachute landing fall (PLF) devised by the Brits.

Like the M113, it was constructed of aluminum and was light enough that it could be transported by cargo aircraft and even dropped by parachute.

On a daily basis, these team members pack parachutes, oxygen masks and prepare gear for pilots to ensure they have the proper equipment for flight.

Parachute (PAR) traded down 0.2% against the dollar and now trades at $0.0003 or 0.00000004 BTC.

Parachutes will slow the capsule down from 17,500 mph while in orbit to just 15 mph at splashdown.

Space X completed its final parachute test as the aerospace company and prepare to launch two astronauts to the International Space Station on May 27.

That August, she was accompanied by the first known black woman to make a parachute jump.

Army paratroopers assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment deploy from Pope Army Airfield, N.C., Jan.

The company's owner, George Rivera, was granted a permit in 2010 for a company under a different name โ€” Hawaii Parachute Center โ€” that allowed parachute repairs and rigging, but not skydiving operations.

The company's owner, George Rivera, was granted a permit in 2010 for a company under a different name โ€” Hawaii Parachute Center โ€” that allowed parachute repairs and rigging, but not skydiving operations.

The consensus was that so many aircraft flying into Allied airspace had to be an airborne-operations parachute drop.

Then when push came to shove he found himself completely helpless and stuck on the side of a building, hoping his parachute (or straps) didnโ€™t tear and send him falling down to the pavement below.

The parachute allows the player to descend from a towering height and land safely on the ground.

'The rotor is not powered, so it's actually a parachute which is always available,' Mr Dingemanse told AP.

The Soyuz MS-15 space capsule carrying International Space Station crew members descends beneath a parachute just before landing in a remote area near Dzhezkazgan, Kazakhstan, on Friday.

The Vikings have the largest pit to climb out of, and โ€” unlike the Jaguars with โ€” donโ€™t have a $20 million golden parachute out of trouble.

"This parachute has slowed me down.

U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the Combat Team Member Course perform a parachute jump at Marana Regional Airport, Marana, Arizona, July 27, 2020.

We need to hold any companies receiving taxpayer dollars accountable โ€“ that means no stock buybacks, no sending jobs overseas, no outsourcing jobs to independent contractors, and no golden parachutes for executives.

Weโ€™re supposed to parachute in as a global policeman and hold up a stop sign and say, โ€˜stop this, Turkey, stop this, Russia, stop this, Iran, stop this, Syria?โ€™

Campers will participate in educational games such as Web of Life, Village Campfires, weekly Scouts Own and Fun Day rotational activities that may include activities such as parachutes, jumping castles, earth ball and T-shirt tie-dyeing.

I watched the two adapted Ousters flutter like butterflies, saw the torrent of plasma energy rising from the Startree to surround them, and suddenly hurtled past them as if they had opened parachutes and I was still in freefall.

Sultans of String are joined on stage by shimmering chanteuse Rebecca Campbell (Jane Siberry, Parachute Club, Lynn Miles).

The parachute Iโ€™d been dragging was no longer there.

The parachute troopers were then โ€œdeployedโ€ through out Toronto to populate abandoned spaces with growth.

They have folds of skin stretched between their fore and hind legs and when they jump with legs outstretched this is spread out and acts like a combination parachute-sail as they glide from the trunk of one tree to another, possibly 75 meters or more.

They taught flying theory and parachute packing.

United States Forgecraft Corporation made parts for parachutes and other fall protection systems.

Using scarves, tennis balls, parachutes and paper plates you will learn how to help your students explore music in ways you may never have thought possible.

Various accessories such as parachutes, hoola hoops and tambourines may be used to encourage creative movement.

We wanted to rear-project on a big sheet of spandex in one area, white fun fur at face-level in another, and a white circular screen embedded in a part of a dark army parachute over the main dance area.

"We went outside for gym and played with the parachute."

When the parachute with the figure is thrown into the air, it gently floats down again.

โ€œWith 90% of all shallow water drownings of children occurring when an adult is not supervising, Canadian parents need to be aware of water safety and how they can prevent these tragic incidents,โ€ says Louise Logan, Parachuteโ€™s President and CEO.

You served on the YYZ board from 1983-1988, but it seems like your involvement with YYZ started much earlier when you wrote a review of Joanne Tod's 1981 exhibition Replications (dark haired girls) for Parachute magazine.