Parachute Timeline

Innovation Day

Jan

The first recorded disign of the parachute was drawn by Leonardo Da Vinchi. It was a pyramid shape with a wooden square frame. Used so people could escape a burning building.

1673

Croatian Faust Vrancic jumped from Venice tower with his parachute invention. He based his idea off Da Vinci's parachute drawing.

1778

Sebastien Lenormend who demonstrated how the parachute worked to a group of people. He named his parachute the homo rolands.