Parachute jumps
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…

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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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Skydiving: truth and fiction
Parachuting is one of the most extreme sports that a man could think of. Very few people decide to jump with a parachute - and very few people, having decided…

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parachute failure

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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

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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Traveling up Tamlinson
Obviously, in the latter case, the person will need a very fireproof spacesuit. But even jumping from lower altitudes is not an easy task. Nevertheless, the partners are thinking not…

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Preliminary flight plan to the South Pole
We will fly out on the Basler BT-67 to the south, fly over the mountains of Queen Maud Land and then fly over the Antarctic Plateau. After 4 - 4,…

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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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