Human Red Arrows (with Wingsuits!)

Inspired by the UK Royal Air Force's Red Arrows [beware: self-starting audio] aerial acrobatic team, a team of daredevils strive to emulate the stunts using only wing suits:

The team leap from a plane at 13,000ft and fly inches apart as they glide to earth at 120mph with smoke canisters strapped to their ankles. [...]

The extreme sport of wingsuit jumping started in 2002 but has grown in popularity and evolved into formation sky-diving.

The team - called Topgun' - has members from Denmark, Sweden, Britain and Holland and jumps all over Europe in formations including up to 16 divers.

Link (with a blurry yet wicked cool video clip!) - via The Presurfer

(Photo: Mark Harris / SWNS)

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The bellbottoms you see are called booties. It's extra fabric you can put tension on and use as a type of sail and produce forward motion and lift.
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