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Old 13th May 2021, 11:57
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megan
 
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Jumping from the hover is similar to jumping from a balloon, you have no slipstream to use to stabilise yourself, it then become necessary to build up speed in free fall in order to establish control, though doubt much, if any, free fall from 2,000. They may have other considerations.
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