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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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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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…

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South Pole

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, 5 hours of flight we will make an intermediate landing on a glacial plateau for refueling. Here the height of the glacier reaches 2,500 meters above sea level. In the Antarctic, the air is more discharged than in ordinary mountains. An altitude of 2,500 meters corresponds approximately to an altitude of 3,000 meters in ordinary mountains. We leave on this site two people to organize the camp. Continue reading

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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How to choose a parachute
Today, parachuting is an actively developing extreme direction. This sport requires accurate actions and certain knowledge from a person, on which his life will primarily depend. Therefore, before the jump…

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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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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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