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Parachuting, The Skydiver's Handbook

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Parachuting, The Skydiver's Handbook
Parachuting, The Skydiver's Handbook

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The newest, most up-to-date, complete jumping text available. In 400 pages and 260 illustrations you are taken from first jump through advanced skydiving and canopy flying. The chapter on emergency situations is full of statistics and reveals the best solution to possible challenges. Learn all about your equipment; what to look for, what repairs you can make, and when to take your gear to a rigger. This book will be your basic text and constant reference. Completely revised, softcover, 5.5 x 8.5, 400 pages, 260 illustrations, four-color cover.

Added: 2001-02-17 | Last Modified: 2007-04-08 | Views: 2737 | Item ID: 203

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Hvance

Great for a new skydiver 5 out of 5 stars

Review by: Hvance, 2010-07-22


Just finished this book, and I definitely recommend it to any newer skydiver. I learned a ton, and it's actually a very quick read.


debussyschild

Great read to get yourself started! 4 out of 5 stars

Review by: debussyschild, 2008-09-28


I'm a beginner with not one jump under my belt as of the time of this review (but that will change this coming weekend!!) and I found to book to be extremely helpful and informative. The best part is the description of the sport canopy with all of the components labeled in a diagram. The chute is a difficult but probably the most important part of sky diving with which one must to become THOROUGHLY acquainted. This book helps a lot with that to get yourself a rough idea before you begin your actual AFF in-field training.


denete

Great for a headstart and reference 5 out of 5 stars

Review by: denete, 2007-04-08


I read the book, and then showed up for my AFF coursework. That night, the guys thought I was lying about never having jumped before. It is fairly complete and definitely a must-have for the reference shelf.


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