Parachute jumps
In the twentieth century, aviation began to flourish. There is a need to design parachutes to rescue the pilots. Former parachutes were cumbersome and unsuitable for aviation. In 1911, the…

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Skydiving: truth and fiction
Parachuting is one of the most extreme sports that a man could think of. Very few people decide to jump with a parachute - and very few people, having decided…

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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…

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higher than all modern

A GOOD PARASHUTISTER DOES NOT HINDER ANYTHING

Ground lunch is a relatively young sport. Although many people call starting from the slope “the invention of the bicycle”, we know for sure that this is not an invention, but the evolution of two sports – paragliding and parachuting. The essence of the sport – slide on the wing along the slope.

Paragliding owes its appearance to landings on ordinary parachutes. Moreover, these launches took place both in the wild and boundless West, and in the “iron curtain” of the USSR protected from all sides. Continue reading

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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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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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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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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