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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For the first time, Russian paratroopers have landed on the South Pole!
After a 12-year hiatus, when three of the American paratroopers crashed out of four American paratroopers in 1997 when they jumped to the South Pole, paratroopers parachuted again to the…

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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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History of skydiving

The word parachute comes from the Greek word para – “against” and the French chute – “fall”, which literally means “against falling.”

The idea of ​​creating a parachute belongs to the famous Italian artist, inventor and scientist Leonardo da Vinci. In one of his manuscripts there is a pyramidal image resembling a parachute. The scientist described in detail its construction and how it works. Continue reading

The next step is to control the
The next step is to control the landing area. By this I mean that even at a considerable height you must recognize all possible participants in the air traffic, determine…

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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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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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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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