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 history of parachuting
Parachuting, from the beginning of its occurrence, enjoys unprecedented popularity. And if you decide that this extreme sport is only for the stronger sex, you will lose. Because the lion's…

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The history of parachuting
Parachuting, from the beginning of its occurrence, enjoys unprecedented popularity. And if you decide that this extreme sport is only for the stronger sex, you will lose. Because the lion's…

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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.

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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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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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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