Saturday, April 20, 2019

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Featured Training Photo

Featured Training Photo
Monday, April 1, 2019

During a USPA Tandem Instructor Rating Course during the Red Bull Fly Girls event at Skydive DeLand in Florida, rating candidate Katie Hansen and a faux student perform a mock exit.

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Rating Corner | Recent Changes

Rating Corner | Recent Changes
Monday, April 1, 2019

Several changes that came out of the February 1-3 USPA Board meeting in Dallas, Texas, affect USPA rating holders.

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The Front Office | Weather Sources

The Front Office | Weather Sources
Monday, April 1, 2019

“The Front Office” answers questions about jump pilots and piloting. You’ll learn what pilots do behind the scenes to make your favorite time of week happen, and you’ll get a one-of-a-kind view from the one seat in the airplane you never get to be in.

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Safety Check | Spinning Line Twists

Safety Check | Spinning Line Twists
Monday, April 1, 2019

The Rolling Stones sang a popular song titled “Time is on My Side.” Obviously, Mick Jagger never had a high-speed malfunction. After receiving a letter from a concerned skydiver who witnessed an incident resulting from a low cutaway, the Safety and Training Committee discussed the hazards of one high-speed malfunction—spinning line twists—during the February 1-3 USPA Board meeting in Dallas, Texas.

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Foundations of Flight | Angle Flying—Head First on Belly

Foundations of Flight | Angle Flying—Head First on Belly
Monday, April 1, 2019

Brought to you by Niklas Daniel and Brianne Thompson of AXIS Flight School at Skydive Arizona in Eloy. Photos by David Cherry. Information about AXIS’ coaching and instructional services is available at axisflightschool.com.

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