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Wing Loading

 


skydive4play  (C 31221)

Sep 12, 2001, 5:40 AM
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     When determining your wing load, do you use your exit weight or just the weight of yourself without your rig?





RemiAndKaren  (C 2328)

Sep 12, 2001, 5:42 AM
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exit weight (full rig, including main)

Remi
Muff 914


Premier Skymonkeyone  (D 12501)

Sep 12, 2001, 7:54 AM
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And obviously any weights you might wear for competition RW or swooping.



drosenberg  (B License)

Sep 13, 2001, 6:11 AM
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Gear up and stand on a scale.

Blue skies and safe landings,

David

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freeflyfree  (D 28117)

Sep 13, 2001, 2:53 PM
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http://www.dropzone.com/safety/tools/calculator_wing_load.shtml

check this out





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