July 2011

July 2011
photo by Bryan Scott
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Bob Edmiston of the Leapdogs Parachute Team performs at the Valiant Air Command Warbird Airshow in Titusville, Florida

July 2011 | Volume 52, Number 7 | Issue 621

Features

An Eye on the Past While Looking Ahead—USPA's 65th Anniversary by USPA Executive Director Ed Scott
USPA's Mystery Man—Guess W.H.O. - a USPA Staff Report
She's a Grand Old Flag - a Parachutist Pictorial
Become a Sister in Skydiving! - a USPA Staff Report
The Kids are Alright—Skydivers Talk About Parenthood and Jumping by Fiona Horne
Skydivers of the Future Art Show - a Parachutist Pictorial

Columns

Foundations of Flight - Toggle Stalls by Axis Flight School
Gearing Up by Ed Scott
How Skydiving Changed My Life by Doug Garr
Taya Weiss' Profile by Brian Giboney

Safety & Training

Keep an Eye Out - Drinking and Packing Don't Mix
Safety Check - Jumping at Unfamiliar DZs by Jim Crouch
The Rating Corner - What One DZ's Accidents Say About Us All by Bryan Burke
Ask a Rigger - Help Your Packer Help You by Kevin Gibson