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shibu  (C 42074)

Sep 10, 2012, 2:10 PM

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I thought I knew how to PLF until yesterday when I needed it. Downsized to a smaller canopy (still relatively large)... tried to avoid traffic & ended up on runway. No big deal I thought. I've landed on the runway as a student without a problem. Then I got a pop up towards the end of my flare and my PLF turned into a somersault thing with my body pivoting off of my forearm.

Surprisingly I walked away without a problem but I realized it could have been much worse.

How often do experienced jumpers practice PLFs?

Do you practice them on landings even if not needed once in a while?

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