June 2015

June 2015
photo by Max Haim
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While wearing L.E.D. lights, Abdulbari Qubaisi swoops the pond at the Skydive Dubai Desert Campus in the United Arab Emirates.

June 2015 | Volume 56, Number 6 | Issue 668

Features

Back to the Beach! The PIA Symposium Returns to Florida - a USPA Staff Report
Investing in Knowledge—USPA's 2015 Drop Zone Operators' Conference - a USPA Staff Report
Welcome Winter Respite—The Winter 2015 USPA Board of Directors Meeting - a USPA Staff Report
The Records Game - a Parachutist Photo Essay
The Castaway Boogie by Hillary Hmura
Senior Trip—The SOS World Record Event by Doug Garr and Carol Jones
Hop, Skip and Jump—The Skydive Arizona Big DZ Easter Boogie by Erin Orwig

Columns

Gearing Up by Ed Scott
How Skydiving Changed My Life by Tiffany Becker
Olav Zipser's Profile by Brian Giboney

Safety & Training

The Rating Corner - Tandem Selfie by Jim Crouch
Safety Check - Avoiding Canopy Collisions by Jim Crouch
Foundations of Flight—Sit-to-Sit Cartwheel by Axis Flight School