A1_7_Can a skydiver without a parachute be saved?

Jennifer Gosling, Gemma Keen, Laura Evans, Tamsyn Evans


This report investigates the speed of freefall of skydivers to determine whether or not it is possible to save someone who falls from a plane without a parachute.  We conclude that it is possible, but that the rescuer must jump from the plane within 26.8 seconds of the person who fell.

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