Pack lightly, was the instruction from Bev. So after a quick check of the essentials: skydiving rig, hiking rig, cooler box (with cold beverages, duh) and ProNutro, the Low Rider … Continue reading Alister ‘Barney’ McQueen: Again! Again!
A boogie to me is all about coming together with a whole bunch of people that all want to skydive a crap load. This year’s boogie in J-Bay was exactly … Continue reading Rene ‘Sky’ Keller: My First JBay Boogie
An aileron (French for 'little wing') is a hinged flight control surface usually attached to the trailing edge of each wing of a fixed-wing aircraft. Ailerons are used in pairs … Continue reading Aircraft Terms
Words barked out during the First Freefall initiation ceremony, part in jest and part deadly serious. If someone had told me when I started out skydiving that I would be … Continue reading Passop Vir Die Klip, Die Klip Kom, Kyk Vir Die Klip
Once in freefall the only thing separating you from the sound of heavenly trumpets and in the case of most of us a very long celestial Q&A session, is our … Continue reading Know Your Gear
NNP is a front door exit aircraft, pretty obvious but with it comes a particular problem. The centre of gravity and how it changes as people exit the plane. Simplistically … Continue reading Our Aircraft and The Centre of Gravity