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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Russian paratroopers set a new world record
In the sky above Kolomna, Moscow Region, parachutists from the Pearls of Russia team set a new world record for jumping in large formations, surpassing their own achievement in 2012.…

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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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The Russian Armed Forces team became the best at the Parachuting Championship in Indonesia

In Indonesia, the 38th SIZM Parachute World Championship ended. Our servicemen have once again proved that they have no equal not only on earth, but also in the sky!

The tournament was held in the picturesque town of Solo, located in the province of Central Java. For several days, servicemen from 42 countries competed in speed and accuracy of landing. 210 participants took part in the World Cup, including 152 men and 58 women. Continue reading

The largest parachute production in Russia was opened in the city of Kirzhach, Vladimir Region

Parachute factory with an area of ​​5 thousand square meters. m, designed to produce more than 2 thousand parachutes for military and civilian use per year, opened on the basis of the Scientific Research Institute of Parachute Building (part of the Technodinamika holding) in Kirzhach, Vladimir Region, the press service of the State Corporation Rostec said in a statement “. Continue reading

First Jump Preparation: Beginner Outfit

At first glance, a beginner expects a lot of difficulties in parachuting. In fact, everything is far from being as difficult as it seems. We will try to answer the most common questions that you may have after making a decision to test your strength in a jump. So:
What to wear?
• Wear special sports equipment, and if you don’t have one yet, you can restrict yourself to just comfortable casual clothes suitable for the weather conditions of a particular day.
• If you are going to change clothes before training, take a pair of trousers and a comfortable turtleneck or sweater with a long sleeve (but without a hood!) To wear them for jumping. Continue reading

Beginner Tips - Low U-Turn (part 2)
Now consider the pitch angle of the dome, which is often confused with the angle of attack. This is the pitch angle that is set by mutually adjusting the length…

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Beginner Tips - Low U-Turn (part 3)
Acceleration using the front free ends has a number of important advantages compared to turning the brakes. Acceleration with the help of the front free ends accelerates the dome, and…

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The main parachute "Segment"
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…

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Research Institute of Parachuting "Rostec" tested the products in its CEO
Rostec creates a parachute for the "Warrior". The new parachute system takes into account all the features of promising combat equipment The Research Institute of Parachute Engineering tested the new…

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