Towards the sky
Many people think that parachuting is a purely male occupation. Men, by definition, are physically stronger and stronger than girls. But there are exceptions to generally accepted rules, and there…

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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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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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Take your gloves

What else you need to know

Jumps take place most often on weekends (in the summer jumps are possible and during the week). Building, primary instruction (if you have chosen a short preparation before the jump) and the distribution of instructors is usually carried out at 9-10 am.

Sometimes the instruction is delayed for a long time, so it is better to take food with you for the whole day, the buffet is not everywhere. Continue reading

First parachute jump
I went to Taupo, New Zealand, and this was my first parachute jump. Skydiving has never been something that I desperately wanted to do, or even miss such a fleeting…

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Monitoring the air situation becomes
Turns greater than 90 degrees carry an unacceptable degree of risk to other skydivers. Monitoring the air situation becomes very difficult if you deviate from the generally accepted approach pattern.…

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Tips for beginners - low turn
Starting from the very first jumps, skydivers are taught that a low turn is one of the main causes of accidents in parachuting. When turning, the vertical speed increases, and…

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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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