Air International 1981-12
J.Fricker - Dawn Flight to Zagreb...
John Fricker, in the Po-2's rear cockpit, and Chuck Thompson discuss the run-in for the water-jump.
"...he then climbed down to the bottom rung, from which he finally hung by his teeth..."
The "classic tea chest" - a standard Po-2 in use in the Soviet Union.
John Fricker and Chuck Thompson prepare to take-off for one of the jumps in the First World Parachuting Championships. Note the machine-gun mount behind the rear cockpit.