Wednesday, July 1, 2020
Wingsuit flyers, or any jumpers who sit at the front of the plane and exit last, have the farthest to travel to the door on exit, which increases the chance of a snag.
Friday, May 1, 2020
A skydiver with 400-plus jumps changed out their main canopy and then made about 75 jumps on the rig.
Wednesday, April 1, 2020
A canopy coach caught this incorrectly configured cutaway cable on a rig rented by his student, who was a licensed skydiver. A local packer had hooked the main canopy up to the container.
Sunday, December 1, 2019
Oil and water, Red Bull and milk, brass grommets and rubber bands: all things that don’t mix together well.
Friday, November 1, 2019
During a routine repack, a rigger discovered that this Maillon Rapide quick link (aka French link) on the main deployment bag had damaged the pilot chute’s kill line and attachment point, likely from repeated friction between the components.