GVA officers are studying in the Ryazan center of the airborne airborne parachute system "Crossbow-1" and "Crossbow-2"
More than 100 officers and instructors of the airborne service from all formations of the Russian Airborne Forces take part in a training camp for the study and practical development…

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How to make money on parachuting (part 2)
In Soviet times, two categories of the population parachuted: the military and athletes. After the collapse of the USSR, funding for sports clubs that formed the reserve of the airborne…

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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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Skydiving Safety

The basis of parachuting safety is strict adherence to the rules and control over the implementation of all stages: equipment preparation, parachuting, jumping. Over the years of the development of parachuting, a system of strict norms and rules has been developed that are mandatory for ensuring security. These include the rules for laying the parachute, its regular laboratory tests, the rules for timely drying, re-laying and storage conditions.It is obvious that parachuting requires certain skills and the level of training of participants. It is knowledge and the ability to use it that can help you make the right decision in a critical situation. It is important to thoroughly know the structure of the parachute, its behavior in various conditions, and be able to act in the event of various situations in the air. You learn all of this in theoretical classes, and then in practice work out your knowledge to be automatic.

Among other things, it is important to have a stable psychological state, a good level of self-discipline and a strong desire to engage in parachuting. A jump from a height of 4000 m lasts 60 s, so it is important for a skydiver not to lose concentration and to cope with unnecessary fears in time. And if before the jump you still have some doubts, it is better to transfer your first time to a better time.

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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First Managed Planning Cargo Parachute Ready for Testing
To date, the Tekhnodinamika holding company, which is part of the Rostec state corporation, has manufactured and prepared for factory tests 7 prototypes (6-year-olds, 1 will pass the ground test…

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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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Research Institute of Parachuting "Rostec" tested the products in its CEO
Rostec creates a parachute for the "Warrior". The new parachute system takes into account all the features of promising combat equipment The Research Institute of Parachute Engineering tested the new…

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