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timpearson  (Student)

May 10, 2001, 6:04 PM
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under the equipment section of the new "a" license proficiency card, what is "demonstrate inspection, donning, use and general maintenance of all equipment to be used on the jump"--i'm just wondering which equipment, and what is donning.....



cameramonkey  (D 24467)

May 10, 2001, 6:44 PM
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what part of "ALL equipment" did you miss :) and donning, isnt that the one before blizen?

sorry, in a punchy mood :) I think its ground poisoning.



Donna  (A 37295)

May 10, 2001, 7:17 PM
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Donning means putting on. Basically it sounds like it means that you can do a gear check (3 handles, pins, AAD, 3 rings, RSL, etc.) and put it all (rig, helmet, goggles, altimeter, water gear etc.) on properly and know how maintain everything.



PalmettoTiger

May 10, 2001, 7:56 PM
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LaughGround poisoningLaugh -- that's great!! I have 3 new skydiving terms from this week: <A HREF="http://www.dropzone.com/cgi-bin/forums/showthreaded.pl?Cat=&Board=forumsafetytraining&Number=15857&Search=true&Forum=forumsafetytraining&Words=ground poisoning&Match=Entire Phrase&Searchpage=0&Limit=25&Old=1week&Main=15843
" target="_new">ground poisoning</A>, <A HREF="http://www.dropzone.com/cgi-bin/forums/showthreaded.pl?Cat=&Board=forumgear&Number=15150&Search=true&Forum=forumgear&Words=cock check&Match=Entire Phrase&Searchpage=0&Limit=25&Old=1week&Main=7483" target="_new">cock check,</A> and <A HREF="http://www.dropzone.com/cgi-bin/forums/showthreaded.pl?Cat=&Board=forumtalkback&Number=14953&Search=true&Forum=All_Forums&Words=hump-loading&Match=Entire Phrase&Searchpage=0&Limit=25&Old=1week&Main=14921" target="_new">hump loading</A>.

Must... use... at DZ... this weekend.... Smile

Blues, squares,
PTiger


Premier SkymonkeyONE  (D 12501)

May 11, 2001, 6:43 AM
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The equipment in question is everything you need to skydive: rig, helmet, altimeter, etc. It means you can turn your Cypres on. It means you don't put your goggles on upside down. Donning simply means "to put something on". All that criteria should, obviously, have been met in the FJC.

Chuck



Premier slotperfect  (D 13014)
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May 11, 2001, 3:38 PM
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So I guess all of those signatures in my logbook by "Don Equipment D12345" are not legit?!?!?

Respectfully,
SP



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