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Taste for Adventure: The Parachutist

on BBC One London

Peter Sherman is a professional parachute-tester. He is the man who makes sure that the parachute of an escaping airman, weapon-laden soldier or fun jumper will open and behave as it should. This film shows Sherman at work two miles up as he hurtles to earth at up to 120 mph.


Peter Sherman
Keith Hopper
Film Editor:
Paul Foxall
Colin Luke
Series Editor:
Anthony Isaacs
Series Editor:
Mick Rhodes

BBC One London

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