Former British Army instructor Emil Chillier found guilty of attempted murder of his wife Victoria. He intentionally damaged her parachute, but the woman survived, although she broke her bones.
How can you survive after falling from a height of 1200 meters?
Earth is rapidly approaching. You pull the ring, but the parachute does not open. Your body rushes to the ground, and only friction against the air slows down the speed a little. Continue reading
The rapid development of swoop forces manufacturers of parachute equipment to raise the level of technical excellence of their products. When developing this dome, almost all the comments of experienced swoopers that occurred when piloting parachutes of a similar class were taken into account.
Firstly, it is the inherent diagonal parachutes excessive rigidity during deployment. Continue reading