Air extreme
Skydiving attracts those who want to feel like a bird, but the parachute itself makes it difficult to feel the flight to the full. Skydivers are able to fly without…

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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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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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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 that height,” Eykins said in a television interview. – You can not see the network, you only see the ground. But as you get closer, you can see the details on the ground. ”

Parachutists know the position of the “box” – when the athlete falls flat, with his legs extended at 45 degrees, his arms and head are raised and form the letter “W”. Continue reading

How will the jump

Before landing, parachutists are distributed by weight – the heaviest must jump first. The plane makes circles above the airfield, quickly gaining altitude, while it can lay ears. The instructor signs who prepares, opens the hatch. At an altitude of about 800 m, a buzzer sounds: 2 short beeps of the siren – “get ready”. Very little time is allotted for training – just a few seconds, otherwise the paratroopers will have to be collected in the area of ​​several kilometers later. Paratroopers one by one approach the open door, the left foot stands on the edge of the door, the right, half-bent one is slightly behind. Continue reading

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How to stay alive
At some aerodromes, you are likely to get a receipt in case of an unsuccessful jump. To run to the notary to make a will and in general strongly worry…

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How will the jump
Before landing, parachutists are distributed by weight - the heaviest must jump first. The plane makes circles above the airfield, quickly gaining altitude, while it can lay ears. The instructor…

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How will the jump
Before landing, parachutists are distributed by weight - the heaviest must jump first. The plane makes circles above the airfield, quickly gaining altitude, while it can lay ears. The instructor…

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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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