Archaeopteryx footlaunchable sailplane looses a wing during a loop, Pilot is saved by Reserve Chute

The Archaeopteryx footlaunchable sailplane flown by Philippe Bernard broke apart during a second loop attempt.

Immediately after his lucky parachute landing Philippe blamed himself: “I came much too fast out of the first loop and accelerated even more for the second one and additionally pulled way too hard. I flew way too brutally beyond all limits. Like a child who plays with fire.”

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Paramotor News .com

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