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Read: A jumper from South Africa set a record for high-speed flight.
turns out 2 years ago on a highway near the football stadium in Salzburg champion fought with the Greek truck driver. Stuck in traffic, the man gave a fight with the owner of cars. Felix Baumgartner tried to stand up for the victim, resulting in a Greek athlete and exchanged a few blows, transmit “Vesti.ru.” The fight then stopped, and after a while the instigator sued Baumgartner.
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In April 2012 the first case was heard in the first instance. At the trial of Felix Baumgartner said he would not touch a wounded alien. However, the court, recognizing extremals guilty, ordered to pay material damages in the amount of 1,500 euros. Appeal parachutist consider Nov. 6.
Also: Fearless skydiver reached the speed of sound in flight.
As reported in “Pravda.Ru”, his recent jump Felix Baumgartner immediately broke three world records: the highest flight in the stratosphere, the high-altitude parachute jump and fastest free fall. Austrian became the first parachutist, who broke the sound barrier. As stated on the website of the organizer jump, Baumgartner climbed to an altitude of about 38.6 kilometers in space capsule attached to a balloon.
entire flight took about 10 minutes, and the free fall lasted 4 minutes and 20 seconds. It is estimated that 48 seconds after the jump rate of fall Baumgartner exceeded 1193 kilometers per hour – the speed of sound in normal conditions. The maximum speed that the athlete has been achieved during the fall, was about 1342 kilometers per hour, according to “Khakassia-Inform”.
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Felix Baumgartner: jump from space