Please don’t kill my brothers – Skydive Mag

pZ98JF0wTdydr6QToxNqMQVery interesting article about safety during wingsuit jumps. More or less it’s about the movie from crazy low opening – jump. Article by Jhonathan Florez.

Safety Protocol
A wingsuiter should never open directly above or in the area where other skydivers are setting up for landing. In case of a cutaway he will be falling into canopies directly below him and in case of a malfunction he could fly into someone. (więcej…)

Safety vs fashion by famous Bill Booth

Zrzut ekranu 2014-11-25 o 09.28.13If I’ve learned one thing in my 35 years in the sport, it’s that it is very difficult to get most skydivers interested in safety. Years ago, when it became obvious that my hand deploy pilot chute and 3-ring release made it possible to deploy a malfunction, and then breakaway from it, 500 feet faster than the existing internal pilot chutes and Capewell canopy releases allowed, a lot of jumpers simply started deploying their mains 500 feet lower. Utterly negating the increase in safety these systems offered…. (więcej…)

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