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Know Your Gear

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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 equipment. Your rig is your life, nothing more and nothing less. For many skydivers the only in-depth exposure to their gear that they get is … Continue reading Know Your Gear

That Pesky Pilot Chute

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As an engineer I can tell you that any system, no matter how well thought through, designed and developed is simply a series of compromises. To achieve certain goals others must be sacrificed, you cannot have it all. The piggyback container system we jump today along with the three ring release mechanism and ripcord method … Continue reading That Pesky Pilot Chute