How to prepare for the jump
For all beginners, the path to the first jump is the same - through the school of parachuting. Such schools exist in large numbers, anyone can study there. Some clubs…

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Sky, plane, jump
Extreme committed a pre-planned jump without a parachute from a height of 7620 meters and landed on a net stretched over the California desert. “This is a tiny object for…

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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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turning angle

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

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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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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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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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…

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