November 2012

November 2012
photo by Cheryl Brown
USPA #244108
Robert Waspe prepares to land his canopy as the morning sun rises behind dissipating clouds at Skydive City Zephyrhills in Florida.

November 2012 | Volume 53, Number 11 | Issue 637

Features

USPA Board of Directors Elections for 2013-2015 - a Parachutist Special Section
On the Line: Succeeding in 4-Way: Part 6 of 6—Putting It All Together by Dan Brodsky-Chenfeld
Wingsuits in the Sky Like Diamonds by Taya Weiss
Starting a Tradition—The First 8-Woman Star by Patty Crocitto
Climb Out - a Parachutist Pictorial

Columns

Gearing Up by Ed Scott
Tales from the Bonfire - Backward Main by Shaun Briggs
How Skydiving Changed My Life by Nancy Fichtelberg
Bill Schmitz's; Profile by Brian Giboney

Safety & Training

The Rating Corner - Changes to Licenses and Ratings Rules by Jim Crouch
Safety Check - Preventing Aircraft Stalls by Jim Crouch
Ask a Rigger - Pull-Out Pilot Chutes by Jim Crouch
Keep an Eye Out - Closing Loop Length
Foundations of Flight—Rear-Riser Stalls by Axis Flight School