GVA officers are studying in the Ryazan center of the airborne airborne parachute system “Crossbow-1” and “Crossbow-2”
More than 100 officers and instructors of the airborne service from all formations of the Russian Airborne Forces take part in a training camp for the study and practical development of special-purpose parachute systems such as the “Crossbow”, the press service and information department of the Russian Ministry of Defense said. Continue reading
The extremal made a preplanned jump without a parachute from a height of 7620 meters and landed on a network stretched over the California desert.
“This is a tiny object for such a height,” Akins told the television interview. “You cannot make out the network; you see only the earth.” But as you get closer you can see the details on the ground. ” Continue reading
Skydiving: Truth and Fiction
Parachuting is one of the most extreme that a person could come up with. Very few decide on a parachute jump – and only a few, having decided on a jump to nowhere, continue this dangerous activity. As in any sport, there are lay people who consider themselves true professionals. It is thanks to such people that among the uninitiated often fall unconfirmed facts and rumors, which in fact turn out to be lies and fiction. In this post we will try to talk about the most common myths of parachuting. Continue reading