For the first time, Russian paratroopers have landed on the South Pole!
After a 12-year hiatus, when three of the American paratroopers crashed out of four American paratroopers in 1997 when they jumped to the South Pole, paratroopers parachuted again to the…

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Space divers
Do you want to take off on a small rocket to a height of 100 kilometers, and then jump out of it and in one spacesuit overcome all the way…

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Under the dome "pilot"
Many skydivers believe that the angle of attack is equal to the angle at which the dome is located to the horizon. This is not true! The angle of attack…

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What is skydiving

Parachute – from the French “parachute” (Greek “para” – “against 2” and French “chute” – “fall”) – a device for braking an object due to the resistance of the atmosphere. Use for safe descent from the height of people, cargo, spacecraft, reduce mileage during landing of aircraft, etc.

It is believed that for the first time the idea of ​​creating a parachute came to Leonardo da Vinci. In his manuscript, 1495 mentions a safe descent from a height with the help of a “tent” of starched linen measuring 12 x 12 cubits. Continue reading

I'm afraid to jump with a parachute. What to do?
A parachute jump is an unforgettable and non-communicable sensation, a taste of adrenaline and a rush of thrill from flight. All this can be experienced and you, the main thing…

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Skydiving and safety
As in any sport, safety when skydiving depends on following the rules and their precise implementation. Their strict implementation helps to avoid accidents that can lead to serious injuries and…

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How to stay alive
At some aerodromes, you are likely to get a receipt in case of an unsuccessful jump. To run to the notary to make a will and in general strongly worry…

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Сrazy hands
The fact is that the parachute seller must himself be a famous and experienced skydiver with at least 1000 jumps behind him. Since the seller is indirectly responsible for the…

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