In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1paracaídas masculinobefore noun parachute drop — lanzamiento en paracaídas masculino
- parachute regiment — brigada paracaidista(s)
- They converted them to radio control and use them to drop parachutes for testing, far cheaper than the Blackhawk helicopters they were using for these tests.
- Paragliding is the act of strapping on a parachute and running off the top of a cliff, where upward air currents fill the parachute and allow you to glide.
- There are also attachments on the vest to enable the dog to be dropped by parachute, or hauled up via a rope.
- Safety rules published in the British Parachute Association Operations Manual state that parachutists must have at least two ‘airworthy parachutes attached to a common harness’.
- A thousand feet later, he opened his parachute for a landing.
- Keahi would fly in low on autopilot, the five would throw out their heavy supplies on parachutes, then jump by parachute themselves.
- Brightly-coloured parachutes can be seen descending through the clouds and aeroplanes constantly criss-cross the skies.
- The air vehicle is not fitted with conventional landing gear but instead achieves an accurate landing using a parachute and airbags.
- In total, they had 10,000 men who could be dropped by parachute and they had a total attack force of 22, 500 men.
- In 1922, Soviet soldiers were dropped successfully by parachute from aircraft.
- Prosthetic limbs are dropped by parachute to a wind blown field hospital for land mine victims.
- He was dropped by parachute at Arnhem and advanced into Germany.
- It is a site chosen to be warm enough for Beagle to work and low enough for Beagle's parachutes to allow a safe landing.
- Once found, we then drop 2-liter bottles of water attached to parachutes.
- Furthermore, the recovery of the experiment hardware after a nominal soft landing under parachute allows for its re-use in future missions.
- Donny Brass developed cardboard refrigerator boxes with three-ply walls to safely and accurately deliver rations to refugees without using heavy crates or parachutes.
- Voskhod capsules also had larger parachutes to permit ground landings.
- Foton doesn't rely only on parachutes for its soft landing: there is also a retro-rocket system that ignites as the package nears the ground.
- The crates are fitted with parachutes and dropped from airplanes into Afghanistan.
- Nick points to three parachutes opening and falling slowly towards the ground, one landing on a nearby rooftop.
1(person) saltar en paracaídas(person) lanzarse en paracaídas(person) saltar con paracaídas(person) lanzarse con paracaídas
- Sixty years after he parachuted into battle at Arnhem, Yorkshire veteran Tom Hicks descended once again from the skies to mark its anniversary.
- As the crewmen parachuted into the water their ejection seats transformed into emergency inflatable dinghies.
- The other nine were able to safely parachute from the aircraft.
- British and Polish air troops together with the Polish brigade under the leadership of Sosabowski were parachuted in.
- All three crew members parachuted from the aircraft, landing safely in West Germany and were recovered by US / Allied troops.
- During the Shaba rebellion in the 1970s the US organised a military airlift and France parachuted in legionnaires to crush Mobutu's enemies.
- Paratroopers who parachuted in will be lifted by crane back to their helicopters.
- Under the command of Major Warden, the small commando unit is parachuted in and begins an overland march to the site of the bridge.
- When I first travelled to this extraordinary land more than 30 years ago, it was with the French Foreign Legion, who had just parachuted into the copper-mining town of Kolwezi to put down a rebellion.
- The group parachuted in and set up airborne operations. It was a great feat.
- This time his tasks included lying in ambush for the Germans and picking up supplies parachuted in by the RAF.
- The American 82nd and 101st Airborne divisions parachuted into a deliberately flooded zone at the base of the Cotentin Peninsula.
- Sheriff was blinded by a German mortar bomb seven hours after he parachuted in 1944.
- The assassinations and executions were to be carried out by agents already in place in the occupied countries or by agents parachuted in specifically for the task.
1(supplies/troops) lanzar en paracaídas(troops/supplies) lanzar con paracaídassupplies were parachuted into the area — hicieron llegar provisiones al área lanzándolas en paracaídas
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