I wondered that too and he did not go into it but they do make a ballistic parachute and I think he had it on the plane and used it but it was not made clear.pretty cool, but if only 2, and he had to bail out twice, i have to assume the planes were destroyed both times-i guess they just build another one
Yes, and those were mostly prop versions like my friend has, they were quite popular when they first came out as they were small and inexpensive. DaveAccording to Wiki, around 5,100 kits were sold. One of the Bud lite mini jets hung from the ceiling of the place i worked for years. The company founder flew it at airshows all over the mid-west in the 80's.