Those of us old enough remember Mary Poppins
as she flew across the chimney tops in old London town. When we were all kids we thrilled to see Mary Poppins flying across the screen helping little children and delighting our fancy. Although adventurous (and I am sure a few of us jumped from our roofs using an umbrella) who would have thought that this many years later someone would jump from a hot air balloon to try and see if the story really was true? Well, Erik Roner decided to see if it really would work with some interesting results.
Erik Roner a/k/a "Mary Poppins" In Flight
Here is the video of his attempt and the inevitable results:
Anyone have an umbrella I can borrow? If you just have to get it here is a link to purchase the Mary Poppins (40th Anniversary Edition)
DVDs. In the meantime keep your wings straight and level Hersch! Please share "Offut Air Force Base" with your friends using the buttons below. Thanks!
Until next time keep your wings straight and level Hersch! JetAviator7+
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