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  • Who: Shinichi Ito

  • What: Fastest speed reached in a wing suit

  • Where: United States

The fastest speed reached in a wing suit is 363 km/h (225.6 mph) and was achieved by Shinichi Ito (Japan) over Yolo County, California, USA, on 28 May 2011.

Mr Ito was equipped with full HALO (High Altitude, Low Opening) equipment, 'Gamine Colorado 300' GPS, 'Altitrack' Skydiving computer and 'Vampire 3' wing suit manufactured by Phoenix Fly Inc. The jump started from an altitude of 9,753.6 m (32,000 ft).

 

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