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What It Looks Like When You Jump Out Of Airplane (Video)

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Footage of a Paratrooper Jumping

Have you ever jumped out of an airplane? Do you want to know what it's like, without actually having to jump out of an airplane? Well, the 82nd Airborne Division paratroopers recently conducted parachute training with a camera attached, and the video is unreal.

Now, I'm terrified of heights. And flying. I don't like riding in airplanes, even when there is no prospect of me having to jump out of the aircraft. So I have nothing but fascination for the folks who willing hurl their bodies from perfectly good airplanes.

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According to the Department of Defense, Sgt. William Reinier is responsible for this video. One former paratrooper who watched the video noted in the comments section of YouTube:

"i did not hear any music during <i>my</i> jumps"

So yes, there is some rock music accompanying the video as a sort of soundtrack. Mute it if you wish. But for gosh sakes, enjoy the view...