Monthly Archives: April 2018
How to survive parachute failure
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
10 unique parachute jumps that you didn’t even know
The most restless
Worked in two systems and were able to pull 20 jumps per day? Cool, well done. Inhabitants of the St. Petersburg dropzones nervously swallow tears, but we know that Moscow parachute jumps in this sense are much better organized. At Kolomna Aerograd in the season and a hundred climbs a day is not the limit. However, until the record of American Jay Stokes, we are all so far away. In 2003, he hit the Guinness Book, making 534 jumps per day! Continue reading