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Cold test

At the FIAT environmental testing centre, Turin.

 

Three concurrent tests of 60 Km/h, (-42˚c) 80 Km/h (-38˚c) and 100 Km/h (-36˚c) demonstrated some small problems with clothing and Oxygen masks, but were generally very satisfactory.

 

Video cameras all worked perfectly throughout.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The FIAT group
 
 
THE NORTH FACE clothing for extreme conditions
 
 
ICARO 2000 Hang Gliding World Champion
 
 
ALPHA emergency parachute
 
 
Mainair Sports; UK dealer for Warp Drive Propellors
 
 
SKYDRIVE, the UK Distributor of ROTAX engines
 
 
Industrial Pressure Testing Ltd; Suppliers of Oxygen cylinders to the expedition.
 
 
BAILEY AVIATION manufacturers of Paramotors and automotive sport acessories
 
 
Articole Studios - GRP mouldings
 
 
Lyndhurst Touchdown Services.  Supplier of fuel system components to the expedition.
 
 
PEGASUS AVIATION manufacturers of fine microlight Aircraft
 
 
MAINAIR SPORTS  manufacturers of fine microlight Aircraft
 
 
O-ZEE flight suits.  Suppliers of Bar-mitts to the expedition.
 
 
PARAMINA; Suppliers of Oxygen equipment to the expedition
 
 
Neltec flexible heaters
 
 
AdventureWeather.com providing Meteorological information to the expedition
 
 
FLYCOM Intercom and Radio equipment
 
 
Quatar airways
 
 
Gerbings heated clothing
 
 
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