BASE FAQ, or why not jump
1. Q: I already have 100 jumps with AH-2 and one with MI-8! How can I install PO-9 series 2 to jump from the roof of the neighboring 22-floor building?…

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Introduction to BASE Jumping
BASE Jumping is one of the most popular destinations in extreme sports. The essence of BASE jumping is jumping from a fixed (immovable) object. To do it, you must use…

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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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Parachutes were needed

A GOOD PARASHUTISTER DOES NOT HINDER ANYTHING

Ground lunch is a relatively young sport. Although many people call starting from the slope “the invention of the bicycle”, we know for sure that this is not an invention, but the evolution of two sports – paragliding and parachuting. The essence of the sport – slide on the wing along the slope.

Paragliding owes its appearance to landings on ordinary parachutes. Moreover, these launches took place both in the wild and boundless West, and in the “iron curtain” of the USSR protected from all sides. Continue reading

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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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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Parachuting
Parachuting one of the types of aviation sports; competition in jumping from an aircraft using a parachute; in the USSR, the development of P. s. owes to the activity of…

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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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