Parachuting as a hobby
Life in the modern world is subject to severe stress, both at home and at work, and in society. Strong emotional upheavals are not always positive. Because of this, a…

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Monitoring the air situation becomes
Turns greater than 90 degrees carry an unacceptable degree of risk to other skydivers. Monitoring the air situation becomes very difficult if you deviate from the generally accepted approach pattern.…

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The first step in the development
I hope that my comments above will to understand what is happening during the turn. In short, both types of turns lead to an increase in vertical and horizontal speed,…

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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

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.…

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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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Preparing for the first jump: equipment for beginners
At first glance, a beginner in parachute sports faces a lot of difficulties. In fact, everything is not as difficult as it seems. We will try to answer the most…

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Tips for beginners - low turn
Starting from the very first jumps, skydivers are taught that a low turn is one of the main causes of accidents in parachuting. When turning, the vertical speed increases, and…

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