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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How will the jump
Before landing, parachutists are distributed by weight - the heaviest must jump first. The plane makes circles above the airfield, quickly gaining altitude, while it can lay ears. The instructor…

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What else you need to know
Jumps take place most often on weekends (in the summer jumps are possible and during the week). Building, primary instruction (if you have chosen a short preparation before the jump)…

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fall – performing flips

Sky, plane, jump

Extreme committed a pre-planned jump without a parachute from a height of 7620 meters and landed on a net stretched over the California desert.

“This is a tiny object for that height,” Eykins said in a television interview. – You can not see the network, you only see the ground. But as you get closer, you can see the details on the ground. ”

Parachutists know the position of the “box” – when the athlete falls flat, with his legs extended at 45 degrees, his arms and head are raised and form the letter “W”. Continue reading

How to fly

Have you decided to jump with a parachute? “First-timers” (as they call those who are going to get acquainted with the sky for the first time) can do this in two ways. This may be an independent jump according to the classical scheme with the forced opening of a parachute (i.e. it is not necessary to tug the ring, everything will open itself). In another case, this is a jump with a tandem master (instructor).

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Health benefits of skydiving

A parachute jump is an event most often found on lists of what needs to be done before dying. Many people do not even suspect that this sport has great health benefits. Jumping gives more than just an adrenaline rush – skydiving helps you to relieve stress, forget about worries and just enjoy life. The jump includes a free fall from a height of 4000 m at a speed of 180 km / h for one minute, and then the opening of a parachute and quiet planning under the dome to the ground for five minutes. Continue reading

How to prepare for the jump
For all beginners, the path to the first jump is the same - through the school of parachuting. Such schools exist in large numbers, anyone can study there. Some clubs…

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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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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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Traveling up Tamlinson
Obviously, in the latter case, the person will need a very fireproof spacesuit. But even jumping from lower altitudes is not an easy task. Nevertheless, the partners are thinking not…

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