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 forces gradually stopped. The Defense Assistance Society of Ukraine (OSOU), the successor of DOSAAF, could not help ASK, which were unprofitable. More or less stable work of dropzones was resumed only in 2000, when the Ukrainian middle class showed interest in skydiving. Wealthy audience pulled to extreme. Continue reading
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 the jump;
know the separation point, passage time and magnetic course.
When climbing: Continue reading