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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How to get where you need
Perhaps the most important event. It cannot be performed successfully if either the pilot or the parachutist is mistaken. The pilot is responsible for accurately taking the aircraft or helicopter…

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Health benefits of skydiving
A parachute jump is an event most often found on lists of what needs to be done before dying. Many people do not even suspect that this sport has great…

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accidents

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

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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How to survive with a parachute failure
Approximately one of the 100 thousand jumps of professional skydivers ends in death Former instructor of the British Army, Emil Chillie, was found guilty of attempted murder of his wife,…

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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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How to fly
Have you decided to jump with a parachute? "First-timers" (as they call those who are going to get acquainted with the sky for the first time) can do this in…

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