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Originally posted by phred68
I thought 120 was tops for a free fall?
Nope. 120-ish is the avg. for (most) belly-to-earth freefall. However with a head-down orientation, tight jumpsuit, and a bit of practice, you can exceed 200mph. A weighted lead vest helps a bit too. The current freefall speed record (within the Earth's atmosphere) is just over 320 mph!

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