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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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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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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Repair equipment

Сrazy hands

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

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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Skydiving and safety
As in any sport, safety when skydiving depends on following the rules and their precise implementation. Their strict implementation helps to avoid accidents that can lead to serious injuries and…

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How to get where you need
Perhaps the most important event. It cannot be performed successfully if either the pilot or the parachutist is mistaken. The pilot is responsible for accurately taking the aircraft or helicopter…

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How to prepare for the jump
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…

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