The largest parachute production in Russia was opened in the city of Kirzhach, Vladimir Region
Parachute factory with an area of ​​5 thousand square meters. m, designed to produce more than 2 thousand parachutes for military and civilian use per year, opened on the basis…

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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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The three-dome parachute system was first introduced at Innoprom
The Technodinamika holding of the Rostec State Corporation at the Innoprom-2016 forum for the first time demonstrates a reduced copy of a mock parachute system designed for the safe landing…

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The Russian Armed Forces team became the best at the Parachuting Championship in Indonesia

In Indonesia, the 38th SIZM Parachute World Championship ended. Our servicemen have once again proved that they have no equal not only on earth, but also in the sky!

The tournament was held in the picturesque town of Solo, located in the province of Central Java. For several days, servicemen from 42 countries competed in speed and accuracy of landing. 210 participants took part in the World Cup, including 152 men and 58 women. The program included three exercises: group and single landing accuracy; single acrobatics; group acrobatics. In the team event, the team of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation became the winner, having won 5 gold, 2 silver and 3 bronze medals. Moreover, the lion’s share of the awards brought the representatives of the beautiful half. Multiple world champion in parachuting, a member of the Russian national team, senior warrant officer of the Airborne Forces Elena Laktionova, became the absolute champion of the competition. She excelled in individual jumps in touchdown accuracy and biathlon. The master of sports of the international class, ensign Yevgeniya Furman, won the champion title in the discipline “single precision of landing”, and sergeant Olga Kravchenko became the silver medalist. In addition, she took second place in biathlon. Our female squad was not equal in team championship and group accuracy of touchdown. The best result in the men’s tournament among Russians was demonstrated by the senior sergeant of the Western Military District Aleksey Bykov, he became the silver medalist in biathlon. Also, domestic athletes became the third in the team championship.

The choice of starting equipment for parachuting
If you firmly decided to master parachuting, then you probably already managed to appreciate its fascination and unique feeling of flying. Learning all the intricacies of this sport is not…

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The main parachute "Segment"
The main “Segment” parachute is a 7-section dome designed for acrobatics (rotation and rebuilding). The dome “Segment” is made of fabric with zero breathability (ZP, Gelvenor Textiles), equipped with slings…

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Performing a set of figures in free fall
For a clear and safe execution of the complex of figures, the paratrooper must: On the ground: develop a detailed jump model; firmly master your actions at every second of…

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