In the summer period of training, the specialists of the search and rescue and parachute landing service of the aviation units of the Western Military District completed more than 1000 parachute jumps. Of these, more than 300 jumps ended with landing on unprepared sites or were carried out in bad weather conditions, every fifth jump was carried out above the water surface and ended with flooding. Continue reading
For the first time, Rostec demonstrated a unique development for the evacuation of people from high-rise buildings – the individual Chance special-purpose parachute system.
The first open demonstration of the new product took place at the Kirzhach aerodrome as part of the opening of the production complex of the Scientific Research Institute of Parachute Building JSC of the Technodynamics holding company, which is part of the State Corporation. Continue reading
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