Thursday, September 24, 2020

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Keep an Eye Out | Damaged Locking Loop

Keep an Eye Out | Damaged Locking Loop
Tuesday, September 1, 2020

A jumper caught this damage to his locking loop while performing a thorough pre-flight inspection of his gear before his first jump of the day.

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Keep an Eye Out | Canopy Collisions

Keep an Eye Out | Canopy Collisions
Saturday, August 1, 2020

After opening their main canopies, jumpers tend to spread out and keep a respectful distance from one another until they all head for the same landing area.

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Keep an eye out | Premature Deployment

Keep an eye out | Premature Deployment
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.

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Keep an Eye Out | Improper RSL Routing

Keep an Eye Out | Improper RSL Routing
Friday, May 1, 2020

A skydiver with 400-plus jumps changed out their main canopy and then made about 75 jumps on the rig.

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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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