No one has canceled the briefing before the jump, so to be sure of your own safety, you need to check all the equipment and the parachute.
A preflight check includes a visual inspection, a manual check on the availability of all parachute elements and a check on the performance of the system. Performing all the rules of verification, the parachutist significantly reduces the risk of unforeseen situations that threaten his health and life, as well as the risk of failures in the parachute system. Continue reading
The word parachute comes from the Greek word para – “against” and the French chute – “fall”, which literally means “against falling.”
The idea of creating a parachute belongs to the famous Italian artist, inventor and scientist Leonardo da Vinci. In one of his manuscripts there is a pyramidal image resembling a parachute. The scientist described in detail its construction and how it works. Continue reading
Today, parachuting is an actively developing extreme direction. This sport requires accurate actions and certain knowledge from a person, on which his life will primarily depend. Therefore, before the jump a novice parachutist must undergo a course of training and safety instructions. In addition, the novice will be told how to choose and assemble the parachute correctly, as well as other important issues that will make it possible not to make mistakes when jumping. Continue reading