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Bird-Man introduces PHI - 2005-05-13 by Jari Kuosma

Bird-Man introduces PHI PHI introduces a new era in skyflying with it's wind tunnel tested design, looks and innovation. Hours of flying in various speeds and angles gave us even better idea how to make a wing suit that is...
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Sky Systems Ltd. changing ownership - 2005-04-23 by Doug Park

Sky Systems Ltd. changing ownership After sixteen years in business, Sky Systems, Ltd. finds new ownership with Carey Whitley, Yvonne Gnirss and Doug Park, where the business will find its new home in DeLand, Florida.
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Skydance Photography updates name, introduces the Sonic - 2005-04-23 by Steve Wood

Skydance Photography updates name, introduces the Sonic Skydance Photography is updating its name and logo to reflect its diverse selection of skydiving helmets, camera systems and accessories. "We chose our new name, Skydance Headgear, because our...
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Could 6,000 be your new lucky number? - 2005-04-03 by Rebeca Perren

Could 6,000 be your new lucky number? Performance Designs, Inc., located in Deland, Florida, is having a contest to celebrate the making of its 6000th Sabre2 main canopy which has been one of their most successful lines of main canopies. ...
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Service Bulletin - Icon Harness Container Cutaway Cable and Cable Housing - 2005-03-13 by Aerodyne International

Service Bulletin - Icon Harness Container Cutaway Cable and Cable Housing Ground testing of a ICON Harness Container revealed a Hard Cutaway. The Hard Cutaway was attributed to Dirty Cutaway Housings and Dirty Cutaway Cables. The incident is localized to and individual...
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Z-Brace Technology from Performance Designs - 2005-02-21 by Rebeca Perren

Z-Brace Technology from Performance Designs The next revolution in high performance technology: Z-Brace Performance Designs has been working on this concept for over two years and is proud to present the first Z-BRACE concept canopy.
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Flight Club - you can hear the difference - 2005-02-13 by Jeff Provenzano

Flight Club - you can hear the difference We have been dreaming about this for a long time and now it is real. In air communication systems, allowing us to talk and communicate in freefall, in the wind tunnel and under canopy. An ideal tool...
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The Vampire V-1 by Phoenix-Fly - 2004-12-04 by James Boole

The Vampire V-1 by Phoenix-Fly With new revolutionary design, low-drag materials, custom-tailoring and higher performance, many people might wonder how the Vampire V-1 can be priced comparably to other wingsuits. Is this too good ...
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Continuum II: Stories from the Edge - 2004-09-13 by Heather Hill

Continuum II: Stories from the Edge Triax Productions has partnered with Go Fast! Sports & Beverage Co. to release their second BASE jumping video, "Continuum II: Stories from the Edge." The film will premiere October 8-10th in Cañon...
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Mirage Systems Salutes Our Troops - 2004-08-24 by Justin

Mirage Systems Salutes Our Troops Since Mirage Systems has a soft spot for the troops, we’d like to offer a special discount to any soldier (U.S. or Coalition) currently or recently deployed in Iraq or Afghanistan that wants to order ...
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Aerodyne Summer Sale and New Icon - 2004-07-03 by Arnold Collenteur

Aerodyne Summer Sale and New Icon Aerodyne has a offer for skydivers buying new gear in July. Depending on the purchase the customer will receive a cash rebate up to $300. The offer is valid for all orders whether placed via a...
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2003 US Nationals DVD - 2004-05-28 by Olivia Trach

2003 US Nationals DVD The 2003 US Skydiving Nationals reached monumental success last October; The Florida Skydiving Center commissioned AirZoneXtreme to produce the official event production with a premiere scheduled...
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PD Demo Program: make it work for you! - 2004-03-19 by Gillian Parker

PD Demo Program: make it work for you! So you want to try a new canopy, and you have already asked what your friends, gear dealer, and local sky gods think about the subject, and they have given their opinions-repeatedly. When it comes...
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Aerodyne - New season, new website! - 2004-03-14 by Edward Anderson

Aerodyne - New season, new website! The Skydiving season is starting to come to life as spring approaches and boogie calendars start to become published. New canopies & gear, new drop zones and new faces... What's more, there will be...
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Aerodyne introduces its A2 tandem canopy - 2004-03-05 by Aerodyne

Aerodyne introduces its A2 tandem canopy Aerodyne recently started to ship demo’s of its A2 main tandem canopy. The A2 is an elliptical 9-cell canopy with a surface of 389 square feet. It is a so-called hybrid construction, meaning that the ...
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Mandatory Inspection of Skyhook equipped rigs - 2003-12-13 by Relative Workshop

Mandatory Inspection of Skyhook equipped rigs Riggers (and owners), please be sure that the Skyhook hardware is sewn to the white freebag bridle correctly on all skyhook equipped rigs shipped between October 12 and December 1, 2003. There is a...
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Aerodyne introduces the Icon harness-container system - 2003-12-13 by admin

Aerodyne introduces the Icon harness-container system Aerodyne is happy to announce that it secured FAA TSO C23d approval for its Icon harness-container system. Although we have already been displaying the Icon rig at various events in 2003 and have...
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Control Systems Malfunctions Information Sheet - 2003-11-21 by Performance Designs

Control Systems Malfunctions Information Sheet Performance Designs has released safety information regarding control systems and related issues that may result in malfunctions. The text below is the conclusion from that paper. For a more...
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Relative Workshop - 40,000th rig Essay Contest Winner - 2003-11-20 by Relative Workshop

Relative Workshop - 40,000th rig Essay Contest Winner Relative Workshop would like to thank everyone that entered the essay contest. We would like to congratulate the runner-ups for their entries; SSG Brian Heft, Maggie Downs, and Al King. A big...
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Make My Camera an "Extra Small" Please! - 2003-10-25 by Andy Frey

Make My Camera an There's only so much real estate on or around your head for camera gear. The average Joe/Jane tandem camera person will fly a helmet with a 35 mm SLR and a miniDV video camera. Each camera can be...
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Derek's Gear Tips - 2003-08-25 by Derek Vanboeschoten

Derek's Gear Tips Derek Vanboeschoten is a Senior Rigger, Tandem Master and AFF instructor with more than 3300 jumps. Derek also moderates the Gear & Rigging forum on Dropzone.com where he first posted this list...
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Preyor Pins Dropzone.com Closing Pin Necklace - 2003-08-18 by admin

Preyor Pins Dropzone.com Closing Pin Necklace Russell Jackson from Preyor Pins recently launched a new closing pin necklace design especially for the Dropzone.com community. This small new company makes a beautiful line of quality skydiving...
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Gear Regulations for Parachutists Visiting the US - 2003-07-21 by Tom Buchanan

Gear Regulations for Parachutists Visiting the US Federal Aviation Regulations covering skydiving operations within the United States were updated two years ago. One of the key changes allows the use of otherwise unapproved equipment by foreign...
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MANDATORY Ripcord / Pin Test - 2003-07-21 by admin

MANDATORY Ripcord / Pin Test Capewell Components LLC has received (3) reports from (3) customers of (4) ripcord pins that broke. All (4) pins were reported to have broken under very low force. All (4) pins are reported to have...
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Mirage Systems - Soft Reserve Ripcord Recall - 2003-05-04 by Bill Hallett

Mirage Systems - Soft Reserve Ripcord Recall Mirage Systems has received 2 reports of reserve ripcord pins breaking under apparently normal wear. Although the company and the subcotractor who manufactured the ripcord assemblies have not been...
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