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The Weirdest Videos Of Planes Yanking People Into The Sky

During WWII, American and British military developed a system to retrieve people following airborne operations, without landing. Then after the war, the Americans experimented with other ways to pull people aboard a plane in mid air. Check out some bizarre videos of people being plucked into the sky.

Skyhook Surface-to-Air Human Recovery System Looks Like Craziest Ride Ever Skyhook Surface-to-Air Human Recovery System Looks Like Craziest Ride Ever

Ah, 2008, you are a cool year so far, but not as cool as 1958, when the Fulton Air Surface-to-Air Recovery System started to operate: attach yourself to a helium ballon using a nylon cable capable of sustained 4,000 pounds, shoot it into the air and wait until a cargo plane grabs you and takes you of dangerous areas,…

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