Freefall… in Virtual Reality!


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n. Florey, A.; Javazy, A.; Poitevin – France 2

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It is possible to parachute in virtual reality in Bouc-Bel-Air (Bouches-du-Rhône).

No need for a parachute to jump 4000 meters above the ground. In Bouc-Bel-Air (Bouches-du-Rhône), the fall is default. A special helmet and a powerful wind tunnel create a perfect illusion: participants float in the air and can perform acrobatics. “Very good, first time it was great”captivate the young man. “It was great, looks like we’re there”Replete with a young woman.

A coach accompanies the participants during the jump, with stunning images, as in Marseille, filmed from the air by two world champions in free fall. “The colors of the tables and turquoise that stand out are wonderful”, says Karen Jolly, Freefly World Champion. “We can see from Cassis to L’Estaque, we can see the whole area”, identifies his companion Greg Jolly. For the first time in France. It is scheduled to open to the public on Monday, July 5.

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