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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 about it is not necessary. A bad jump is a rare exception: every newcomer jumps with two parachutes at once, one of them is a spare one. If a person is confused and forgot to open the main one, a special safety device throws out a spare parachute.
Another horror story – incorrectly packed parachute. Continue reading
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 will offer you, instead of long classes, express training – a short briefing on the field before the jump. True, many serious professionals consider such “field” training at an aerodrome insufficient. Continue reading
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 two ways. This may be an independent jump according to the classical scheme with the forced opening of a parachute (i.e. it is not necessary to tug the ring, everything will open itself). In another case, this is a jump with a tandem master (instructor).
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