Tag Archives: Oxygen

Jumping with US Marine Force Recon

Photo essay by Mark V. Lonsdale With U.S. Marines of Force Recon platoon at the Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Training Center (MWTC), Bridgeport, CA Marines preparing for a night static line jump into MWTC Pre-jump inspections. Main parachute on the … Continue reading

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Jumping Freefall Camera to Evaluate Jumpers

Mark Lonsdale in black, jumping camera with a former Navy SEAL and Leap Frog team member over Perris Valley, CA Mark Lonsdale jumping a 35mm Nikon and a 6mm digital Sony video camera¬† (1993) Freefall cameraman, Mark Lonsdale, flying a … Continue reading

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Testing High Altitude HALO/HAHO Military Parachute Rigs

Prior to high altitude jumps, all pilots and jumpers must go through training and assessment by an aero-medical high altitude physiology unit, plus make successful chamber runs to altitude Mark Lonsdale pre-jump from 30,000 feet. Jumpers will pre-breathe oxygen prior … Continue reading

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