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Originally posted by Eric Coffey
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!

I tought Kittinger went a bit faster than that, jumping off a baloon?
Thank you for your time,
Old 01-29-2004, 03:59 PM
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