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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The latest D-12 parachute system is ready for state trials
Kirzhach, Vladimir region. Honored parachutist - tester Vladimir Nesterov, who has more than twelve thousand jumps behind him, will test the innovative D-12 parachute system. The new parachute, designed for…

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The first parachute jump
I went to Taupo, New Zealand, and this was my first parachute jump. Skydiving was never what I desperately wanted to do, or even miss such a fleeting thought, but…

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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.

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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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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How to make money on parachuting (part 1)
You can earn on parachuting, but so far no one. Along with other extreme sports, skydiving is primarily carried out by lawyers, middle and senior managers, IT specialists, that is,…

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"Capsule"
The extremal made a preplanned jump without a parachute from a height of 7620 meters and landed on a network stretched over the California desert. “This is a tiny object…

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