BASE FAQ, or why not jump
1. Q: I already have 100 jumps with AH-2 and one with MI-8! How can I install PO-9 series 2 to jump from the roof of the neighboring 22-floor building?…

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Air extreme
Skydiving attracts those who want to feel like a bird, but the parachute itself makes it difficult to feel the flight to the full. Skydivers are able to fly without…

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Information for beginners
Parachuting is gaining more and more popularity among young people. Every year more and more young people discover this extreme kind of recreation and become its fans. Therefore, this article…

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Parachute jump, or Dubai from a bird’s eye view

Along with other sports, skydiving in Dubai is available all year round for almost everyone. It is noteworthy that not only professional skydivers can test their abilities, but even amateurs and beginners. To begin with, you will be asked to take a test flight on a special wind tunnel, and after a short briefing you will have the opportunity to make your first exciting parachute jump and see Dubai from a height. Continue reading

History of skydiving

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

Jumping from heaven

Trite, but the parachute was also invented by Leonardo da Vinci. In addition to the helicopter and the flying saucer, which he himself could not translate into materials contemporary to him, in his diaries he described a certain “tent” from which one can safely jump from any height.

Actually, the parachute dome was built several centuries later. For some time with a parachute it was possible to jump only from an aerostat, to the bottom of which the dome was fastened in an unfolded form. Continue reading

Trade is the engine of progress
Creating a full-fledged drop zone with all the infrastructure is just one of the ways to earn money from hobbying people in parachuting. It is much easier to organize a…

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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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Wingsuite Flights
Does a wingsuit fly or only reduce the vertical speed due to aerodynamic drag? It really flies, as simply its area is not enough for such a reduction in vertical…

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Jump to nowhere
When Comrade Minov, who had returned from the United States, convinced Soviet pilots that it was safe to jump with a parachute, nobody believed. Only pilot Yakov Moszkowski decided to…

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