April 2012

April 2012
photo by Jeff Nebelkopf
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Canopy pilots (from top) Mikeal Stevens, Jonathan Tagle and Wuzi Wagner form a 3-stack and surf Mike Swanson while (clockwise from bottom left) Taya Weiss, Will Kitto and Barry Holubeck fly in formation during Raise the Sky's Project XRW at Skydive Dubai in the United Arab Emirates.

April 2012 | Volume 53, Number 4 | Issue 630

Features

Recurring Lessons—The 2011 Fatality Summary by Paul Sitter
Ten Years of Paradise—The 10th Annual Puerto Rico Freefall Festival by Jason Gonzalez
Tunnel for New Skydivers—Getting the Most for Your Money by Mikey Nayak
A Full Agenda—The USPA Board Meets in San Diego - a USPA Staff Report
A Legacy of Safety—Paul Sitter, D-2714, Receives the 2011 USPA Lifetime Achievement Award by - a USPA Special Report
Kickin' It Old School - a Parachutist Pictorial
Too Much to Tandem by Musika Farnsworth
A Weekend of Firsts—Sisters in Skydiving at Skydive Arizona by Chazi Blacksher

Columns

Gearing Up by Ed Scott
How Skydiving Changed Our Lives
Tales from the Bonfire - Slipping Away by Anthony Peralta
Jarrett Martin's Profile by Brian Giboney

Safety & Training

The Rating Corner - Common Tandem Harness Adjustment Errors by Jim Crouch
Safety Check - Coronary Artery Disease by Dr. Larry Cohen
Keep an Eye Out - Obstructed Handles
Foundations of Flight—Sit-Fly Exits by Axis Flight School