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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
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 Russian inventor Gleb Evgenievich Kotelnikov developed a special parachute especially for pilots – a free-action backpack parachute. Continue reading
The fact is that the parachute seller must himself be a famous and experienced skydiver with at least 1000 jumps behind him. Since the seller is indirectly responsible for the safety of the client: for example, there are several companies whose products Alex strongly recommends against buying. “To sell a very fast parachute to a very well-known and respected western company to an inexperienced skydiver means to send him to a hospital bed or to the morgue,” Mr. Sharadkin is convinced, “it’s the seller who should assess the adequacy of the parachute’s choice for his experience.” Trade in parachute equipment provides an average profitability of 25%. Continue reading