BASE FAQ, or why not (part1)
1. Q: I already have 100 jumps with AN-2 and one with MI-8! How can I put PO-9 series 2 to jump from the roof of an adjacent 22-storey building?…

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Beginner Tips - Low U-Turn (part 1)
Starting from the very first jumps, skydivers are taught that a low U-turn is one of the main causes of parachuting accidents. When turning, the vertical speed increases, and when…

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U-Turn Physics under the Dome (part 1)
I hope that my comments above will help the reader to understand what happens during the U-turn. In short, both types of U-turns lead to an increase in vertical and…

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First Jump Preparation: Beginner Outfit

At first glance, a beginner expects a lot of difficulties in parachuting. In fact, everything is far from being as difficult as it seems. We will try to answer the most common questions that you may have after making a decision to test your strength in a jump. So:
What to wear?
• Wear special sports equipment, and if you don’t have one yet, you can restrict yourself to just comfortable casual clothes suitable for the weather conditions of a particular day.
• If you are going to change clothes before training, take a pair of trousers and a comfortable turtleneck or sweater with a long sleeve (but without a hood!) To wear them for jumping. Continue reading

Funnel in the snow
Can a man slow down his fall? Yes, says Professor Bjornstig. If you fall flat, stretching your legs and arms as wide as possible, the top speed will be about…

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CSKA parachutists win gold at the World Cup
At the 35th World Parachuting Championships, women's group competitions for precision landing were held. At the World Parachuting Championships, the first set of awards was played - in women's group…

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Wingsuit - Free Aeronautics
Since ancient times, man dreamed of flying, and even with the advent of airplanes, the relevance of the ancient desire has not diminished. But the world is constantly improving, and…

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Wingsuit Flights
Does the wingsuit fly or only reduces vertical speed due to aerodynamic drag? It really flies, because just its area is not enough for such a decrease in vertical speed…

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