August 2017

August 2017
photo by Daniel Hernan-Perez Aguilera | D-31147
Clockwise from top, Ze Miguel Abreu, Pier Luigi Querci and Guillermo Martinez exit for an upright dive during a freefly weekend organized by the team Cowabonga at USPA Foreign Affiliate Drop Zone Skydive Madrid in Ocaña Toledo, Spain.

Features

The Clouds in Our Heads—On the Lake Erie Tragedy And The False Security of Technology by Annette O'Neil
Cooking Up Success—The P3 Spring Fling by Jim McCormick
Performing For A Hero—USPA Assists Demo Team with Airport Access by John Hart II
Wingsuit Deployments: Part 1—Basic Techniques by Matt Gerdes
The Greatest Show On Earth—CarolinaFest 2017 a Parachutist Pictorial

Columns

Gearing Up by Ed Scott
How Skydiving Changed My Life by Don Jean
Jennifer Davidson | D-30287 Profile by Brian Giboney

Safety & Training

Safety Check—I Just Earned My A License ... Now What?  by Jim Crouch
Rating Corner—Expert Advice in the IRM by Jim Crouch
Keep An Eye Out—Worn Gear Repercussions
Fundamentals of Flight—Back-Fly Forward Drive by Axis Flight School