The main “Segment” parachute is a 7-section dome designed for acrobatics (rotation and rebuilding).
The dome “Segment” is made of fabric with zero breathability (ZP, Gelvenor Textiles), equipped with slings Dacron-600 or ML (microline).
“Segment” is characterized by fast and uniform filling. The behavior of the dome in the stall and recovery modes is stable and controlled, the dome is sensitive to inputs by control lines or free ends. Continue reading
Parachuting requires the athlete’s skills to perform a free fall with various acrobatic elements, a controlled descent and an exact smooth landing. The times when the equipment of a paratrooper weighed 18 kg were far away, the maximum height of the jump was 800 m, and to complete the jumps it was necessary to undergo training for weeks and have good physical fitness. Thanks to modern technologies and materials, parachuting has become more widespread, affordable and diverse. Continue reading