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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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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Skydiving and safety
As in any sport, safety when skydiving depends on following the rules and their precise implementation. Their strict implementation helps to avoid accidents that can lead to serious injuries and…

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increased horizontal speed

After a parachute jump, it’s easier to take on the little things in life.

Do you want to feel like a bird in free flight, but still can not cross that treasured line? So this article is for you!
Alexander Tunikov will help us make a decisive step for us. He has been heading the team of the Chernigov parachute club for more than ten years.

In 1985, Alexander graduated from the Volchansk Aviation School, pilots DOSAAF, since then and works in the club. First – an instructor, then a flight commander, the head of the club, and, finally, his leader. Continue reading

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 to the surface of the Earth? For money. You say – I’m not a suicide. Wait a minute The authors of this risky venture promise a soft landing – they are developing a system for parachute jumps from space. Continue reading

The next step is to control the

The next step is to control the landing area. By this I mean that even at a considerable height you must recognize all possible participants in the air traffic, determine the direction of the turns and the approach, take into account the obstacles and calculate alternative options for action. Personally, I like to approach the area of ​​the landing site along a long straight line, after which there should be a turn of 90 degrees for landing – this allows us to consider it well. If the terrain allows and the situation requires, I can easily give up landing on the main site and go to the spare. Never make S-turns and spirals if there is someone other than you in the air. Continue reading

Types of parachuting
Landing accuracy jumps - parachute jumps exactly in the middle of a circle specially marked on the ground This is the oldest of the parachute sport. Landing accuracy jumps appeared…

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Parachuting
Parachuting one of the types of aviation sports; competition in jumping from an aircraft using a parachute; in the USSR, the development of P. s. owes to the activity of…

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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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Check parachute before jumping
No one has canceled the briefing before the jump, so to be sure of your own safety, you need to check all the equipment and the parachute. A preflight check…

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