Towards the sky
Many people think that parachuting is a purely male occupation. Men, by definition, are physically stronger and stronger than girls. But there are exceptions to generally accepted rules, and there…

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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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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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Holding on to the ropes

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

Preliminary flight plan to the South Pole
We will fly out on the Basler BT-67 to the south, fly over the mountains of Queen Maud Land and then fly over the Antarctic Plateau. After 4 - 4,…

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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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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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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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