This Ex-Trapeze Artist Made Parachutes Safer

Toward the end of WWI, it became clear to the U.S. government that pilots needed parachutes to better save their lives. So, they set up a crack team to come up with a practical and workable design.

From the Series: Survival in the Skies: Parachutes http://bit.ly/2z6Tst7


Source: Smithsonian Channel, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AvSH2F5hFWQ
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