Monday, April 6, 2020

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Keep an Eye Out | Rotated Hard Housing

Keep an Eye Out | Rotated Hard Housing
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.

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Ask a Rigger | Reserves, Part 2: Knowing Your Gear

Ask a Rigger | Reserves, Part 2: Knowing Your Gear
Wednesday, April 1, 2020

When jumpers take on the responsibility (and that’s precisely what it is) of getting their licenses, they are pledging to conduct themselves safely.

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Safety Check | What are Your Priorities?

Safety Check | What are Your Priorities?
Wednesday, April 1, 2020

During the ride to altitude at a summer boogie, an organizer noticed a twist in the lateral webbing on a jumper’s harness and informed him of the problem.

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Rating Corner | D-License Changes

Rating Corner | D-License Changes
Wednesday, April 1, 2020

For years, the USPA Board of Directors heard feedback from members who felt that the night-jump requirement for the USPA D License was outdated. The number of night-jump waivers submitted by applicants to the Safety & Training Committee attest to this fact.

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Foundations of flight | Balancing Your Brain

Foundations of flight | Balancing Your Brain
Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Brought to you by three-time British Freefly Champion Joel Strickland. Strickland is a full-time freefly coach and tunnel-flying professional and a Fédération Aéronautique Internationale Artistic Events Judge. Jumpers can read more of his writing or contact him for tunnel camps in Europe at joelstrickland.net.

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