February 2011

February 2011
photo by Andrey Veselov
At the 10th anniversary of the Kaleidoscope Dives in DeLand, Florida, 107 jumpers fly the signature formation of the event, a 10-pointed star.

February 2011 | Volume 52, Number 2 | Issue 616


Mark Your Calendars: 15th Annual Safety Day is March 12 - A Parachutist Special Section
Twenty-Five Ways to Become a Better Canopy Pilot by Alan Martinez
Love Story - A Parachutist Pictorial
Formation Fly Boys: Pilots and POPS Challenge Themselves at Record Attempts by Musika Farnsworth
Jumping into Paradise: The Skydive Sebastian Florida Keys Boogie by Amanda Owens
What it Takes to Become a Golden Knight by Donna Dixon
Metting the Challenge—The Kaleidoscope Dives 2010 by Gulcin Gilbert
Covering All the Angles - A Parachutist Pictorial


Gearing Up by Ed Scott
How Skydiving Changed My Life by Matt Feeser
Sally Hathaway's Profile by Brian Giboney

Safety & Training

Keep an Eye Out - Dislodged Reserve Ripcord Handle
Ask a Rigger - Differences in Reserve Parachute Systems by Kevin Gibson