Wingsuit flying is one of the most extreme of the extreme sports. Only skydivers with a great deal of experience can become wingsuit flyers. Take this quiz to learn more about soaring like a bird in your own wingsuit.
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How do wingsuit flyers achieve sufficient altitude for flying?
jump from a high precipice
jump out of a plane
What must wingsuit flyers use to ensure a safe landing?
What is the advantage of wingsuit flying over skydiving?
What pulls a flying object downward?
What affects horizontal movement?
What creates thrust for birds?
flapping of wings
open wing position
How much does a wingsuit cost?
Why do wingsuiters need a parachute to land?
not enough lift
not enough weight
How many traditional skydive jumps are required to become a wingsuit flyer?
Upon exiting the airplane, what stance does the wingsuit flyer assume?
spread arms and legs
roll into a ball
spread arms and legs pressed together
When was the first parachute jump from a plane?
Of the original 75 wingsuit-jumping pioneers, how many perished?
Who has the record for the longest wingsuit flight?
Patrick De Gayardon
When did wingsuits first become available for commercial use?
How long was the longest recorded wingsuit flight?
How do flyers slow descent and decrease forward movement?
What wingsuit design advancement resulted in the United States Parachute Association lifting the ban on wingsuit flying?
webbed wing surfaces
canvas wing structures
What may large movements by wingsuit flyers cause?