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#1 George Ebersole

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Posted 20 November 2011 - 12:20 AM

Any of you youngins do this with an Arri or Panaflex mounted on your back?


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#2 Phil Rhodes

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Posted 20 November 2011 - 06:24 AM

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#3 Geoff Howell

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Posted 20 November 2011 - 08:06 AM

mounted on your back?!??!!!??! :blink:

Please forgive my total ignorance on this subject but isn't there supposed to be another peace of equipment in that very same spot on your back........ like a parachute or some such thing?
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#4 Dominic Gruenberg

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Posted 20 November 2011 - 08:48 AM

Watch this video. At 1:40 you see the actual camera.

http://www.marinacit...ngsuits0608.htm
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#5 George Ebersole

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Posted 20 November 2011 - 10:02 AM

mounted on your back?!??!!!??! :blink:

Please forgive my total ignorance on this subject but isn't there supposed to be another peace of equipment in that very same spot on your back........ like a parachute or some such thing?

Parachute? You wuss :P

Seriously, I saw the clip above. Wow, yet another reason to go digital and give up film for lent.
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#6 Mohan Sandhu

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Posted 21 November 2011 - 07:28 PM

Here's a guy with a 235 strapped to his head @ 4:00 . Not wing suit though.

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#7 Ian Cooper

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Posted 22 November 2011 - 03:20 AM

Any of you youngins do this with an Arri or Panaflex mounted on your back?



Not an Arri or Panaflex, but Leo Dickinson's "The Falcon The Flew With Man" had all the aerial wingsuit footage filmed on 16mm using a helmet & chest mounted Photosonics IVN camera at 150fps.

There was an article in Kodak's January 2004 edition of "InCamera" about the project.
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