Skydiving

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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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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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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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 to jump to nowhere, continue this dangerous occupation. As in any sport, there are laymen who consider themselves to be true professionals. It is thanks to such people that unconfirmed facts and rumors often turn out to be among the uninitiated, which turn out to be lies and fiction. In this post we will try to talk about the most common myths of parachuting. Continue reading

Wingsuit – free aeronautics

Since antiquity, man has dreamed of flying, and even with the advent of airplanes, the relevance of the ancient desire has not diminished at all. But the world is constantly improving, and today the human dream has practically become a reality. To feel like a free bird, you only need to dress in a special costume equipment Wingsuit and rush, spreading its wings, in free flight.

Wingsuit is a fabric suit that simulates wings. Continue reading

Introduction to BASE Jumping

BASE Jumping is one of the most popular destinations in extreme sports. The essence of BASE jumping is jumping from a fixed (immovable) object. To do it, you must use a special parachute.
The main objects from which basejumpers jump (or abbreviated as “basers”) are buildings, floors, bridges, antennas or rocks.

This sport belongs to the types of parachutism and is considered the most dangerous of all its varieties. This sporting trends are considered extremely extreme. 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

First parachute jump

I went to Taupo, New Zealand, and this was my first parachute jump. Skydiving has never been something that I desperately wanted to do, or even miss such a fleeting thought, but you know, as they say, when you’re in New Zealand …
So I discovered that with strangers I was going to jump from 4500 meters into the thin air above the amazing Lake Taupo, which from this distance looked like a simple pond on the horizon of tiny things. Continue reading

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Trade is the engine of progress
Creating a full-fledged drop zone with all the infrastructure is just one of the ways to earn money from hobbying people in parachuting. It is much easier to organize a…

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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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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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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…

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