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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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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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…

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Jump to nowhere

When Comrade Minov, who had returned from the United States, convinced Soviet pilots that it was safe to jump with a parachute, nobody believed. Only pilot Yakov Moszkowski decided to test the technology on himself. It was he who created the first parachute schools in the USSR.
In the 1930s, parachuting began to develop massively in the USSR. In 1934, 14 first brave men received the title of master of parachuting. Following the organizer of parachutism in the USSR, Leonid Minov, was his disciple Yakov Moshkovsky. Continue reading

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?
A: if possible neatly. But it does not matter, it still does not open.

2. Q: I don’t jump at all. I’m just curious – why is this all?
A: I do not know. If anyone can explain it, I’ll go to nirvana. Continue reading

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 common questions that you may have after making a decision to try your hand at jumping. So:
What to wear?
• Wear special sports equipment, and if you do not have it yet, you can limit yourself to just comfortable casual clothing suitable for the weather conditions of a particular day. 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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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 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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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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