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   1910

Wednesday 28th September 1910
Civil
Humber Monoplane   Folkestone International Air Meeting Control Problems when flying in high wind. Leapt from aircraft at 30 feet and badly injured Mr. George A. Barnes
injured
               

   1911

February 1911 Paris, France  Gaston Hervieu tests his automatic parachute parachute extraction system from the Eiffel Tower

   1912

               

   1913

               

   1914

June 1914

 Hendon, England  George Prensiel tests his experimental compressed air parachute extraction system from a moving vehicle.
     

   1915

               

   1916

Date Country A'Cft Unit Parachute descent by  
20th August 1916 British RFC

Balloon

No.1 Army Kite Balloon

Lt. Moxon

 
Captain Basil H. Radford (KIA)
Came unattached from parachute harness and fell to his death








22nd September 1916

 

Compressed Air Parachute Extraction System Patented

In GB Patent 111498 Calthrop proposed that the pilot would sit on a seat that hinged as he was extracted from the aircraft by the ejection of the parachute from its container by compressed air. This patent was published a year later.

 

   1917

               

   1918

Date Country A'Cft Unit Parachute descent by  
1st April 1918 German A. F

Albatros DVa

Jasta 56

Vfw Weimar

 
1st June 1918 German A. F  

Jasta 52

Ltn Wilhelm Sainte Monte

 
27th June 1918        09:00h German A. F Albatros DV Jasta 58

Ltn. Helmut Steinbrecher

 
28th June 1918
 

also parachuted on
29th September 1918

check details

German A. F. Fokker DVII
 
Jagdstaffel 4 Leutnant Ernst Udet

 

9th July 1918 German A. F.  

Jasta 40

Helmut Dilthey

16th July 1918 German A. F.   Jasta 21

Ltn. Hilmar Glocklen

16th July 1918

German A. F   Jasta 70

Vfw Friedrich Megerle

 
16th July 1918 German A. F  

Jasta 36

Gustav Nolte

 

16th July 1918     17:50h

German A. F.   Jasta 26

Otto Esswein

16th July 1918 German A. F.   Jasta 4

Ltn. Julius Bender

 
15th July  1918    09:00h German A. F. Fokker DVII Jagdstaffel

10

Leutnant Fritz Friedrichs  
17th July 1918 German A. F   Jasta65

Ltn. Heinrich Zempel

20th July 1918

German A. F   Jasta 34b

Werner Meyer

 
25th July 1918 German A. F. Fokker DVII Jagdstaffel

43

Leutnant Josef Raesch
30th July 1918    11:45h German A. F   Jasta 23

Ltn. Paul Vogel

 
10th August 1918    12:15h German A. F   Jasta 10

Olt Erich Lowenhardt

10th August 1918    12:15h

German A. F   Jasta 11

Ltn  Alfred Wenz

 
11th August 1918    18:30h German A. F.   Jasta 23

Uffz Max Bauer

 
11th August 1918 German A. F.   Jasta 19

Hans Pippart

12th August 1918 German A. F. Fokker DVII Jagdstaffel

43

Leutnant Schmidt

14th August 1918     Jasta 31

Ltn. Emil Mayer

 
13th August 1918 German A. F.   Jasta 36

Ltn. Gutsche

 

22nd August 1918

Austrian Air Service   Flik 42J Frigyes Hefty
5th September 1918    19:00h German A. F DVII Jasta 4

Ltn. Joachim von Winterfeld

 
6th September 1918 German A. F.   FAA/263

Bramme

 
Hansen
8th September 1918 German A. F.   Jasta 6

Gefr. Kurt Blumener

 
13th September 1918    19:00h German A. F   Jasta 19

Ltn. Adolf Reinau

 
16th September 1918    18:50h German A. F.

Pfalz DXII

Jasta 23b

Flg  Siegfried Braun

 
17th September 1918 Austro - Hungarian Air Service Albatros Flik 61 Lt. Morath

[details via his son Dr. Werner Morath March 1994]

17th September 1918 Austro - Hungarian Air Service Albatros Flik 61 Lt. Singer  

18th September 1918

German A. F.    

Erich Kampfe

 
20th September 1918    15:45h German A. F.   Jasta 26

Vfw Otto Fruhner

 

27th September 1918

German A. F.   Jasta 59

Ltn. Hans Jebens

 
27th September 1918 German A. F.

Fokker DVII

Jagdstaffel 5

Leutnant Fritz Rumey
28th June 1918
07:40h

also used parachute on
28th June 1918

German A. F. Fokker DVII
4253/18
Jagdstaffel 4 Leutnant Ernst Udet

THIS PARACHUTE JUMP IS NOW SUSPECT - PROBABLY CONFUSION IN NOTES

4th October 1918    19:30h

German A. F. Fokker DVII 2063/18 Jasta 56

Ltn. Ernst Baumgartel

 
7th October 1918 German A. F.   Jasta 14 Schusta 30

Ltn. Herbert BOY

8th October 1918

German A. F. Fokker DVII Jasta 51

Carl Berr

 

10th October 1918

German A. F   Jasta 10

Ltn Wilhelm Kolbach - collision or rammed by American SPAD flown by Lt. Wilbert White of 147th Aero Squadron, American First Pursuit Goup, Maville, Argonne Front.

10th October 1918 German A. F.   Jasta 13

Ltn. Franz Buchner

16th October 1918

German A. F.   Jasta 13

Albert Haussman

28th October 1918 German A. F   Jasta 58

Max Schnell

 
1st November 1918 German A. F   MFJ5

Ltn  ??? Stier

 

   1919

21st July 1919

Civilian   Chicago, Illanois, USA Henry Wacker  

John Boettner