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Polish Skydiving Plane Accident Kills Eleven - 2014-07-07 by Dropzone.com

Polish Skydiving Plane Accident Kills Eleven A plane crash near Topolów, Poland this weekend killed eleven people and left one seriously injured. Shortly after departure from Skydive Rudniki, given the statements of witnesses on the ground, it...
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Seven Years In Nepal – The Story of Everest Skydive - 2014-06-10 by Tom Noonan

Seven Years In Nepal – The Story of Everest Skydive In late October 2014, Everest Skydive is set to enter into it’s seventh year of operation and make it’s eight expedition into the Nepali Himalaya bringing skydiving back to one of the earth’s most...
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Wind Tunnel Listings Added to Dropzone.com - 2014-04-14 by Dropzone.com

Wind Tunnel Listings Added to Dropzone.com We would like to introduce the latest addition to Dropzone.com, our wind tunnel listings! We’ve been working hard at gathering information on all the active indoor skydiving venues from around the...
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Ernesto Gainza Aims to Break Record By Landing Smallest Parachute - 2014-04-03 by admin

Ernesto Gainza Aims to Break Record By Landing Smallest Parachute Extreme Canopy Flight (XCF) is Skydive Dubai’s vision of making skydiving history by setting new limits for human flight by breaking the Guinness World Record for the smallest parachute jump. With...
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History of Women in Skydiving - 2014-03-31 by Naomi Bolton

History of Women in Skydiving In celebration of women’s history month we decided to take a look at the role of women in the history of skydiving. Although only about 20 percent of all skydivers are female, women have been there...
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Flight-1 New Course Offerings - 2014-03-26 by Dropzone.com

Flight-1 New Course Offerings Flight-1 is the world leader in canopy education and progression. From novice pilot through the upper echelons of competitive canopy piloting, Flight-1 has a course that fits every skydiver’s skill...
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Plans for Middletown Wind Tunnel Announced - 2014-02-06 by Bryn De Kocks

Plans for Middletown Wind Tunnel Announced The expansion of iFly indoor skydiving centers continues, this time with development planned for the Middletown area. Start Aviation LLC and iFly Corp recently signed an agreement that would see a...
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Andrey Veselov - Featured Photographer - 2014-01-31 by Dropzone.com

Andrey Veselov - Featured Photographer Andrey Veselov is an extremely skilled photographer, whose first taste at professional skydiving camera work began when he invited as a ground videographer for the Russian National Formation...
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The Physics of Freefall - 2014-01-13 by Giles Henderson

The Physics of Freefall Without an atmosphere we would continue to accelerate during free fall to ever increasing velocities until we impacted mother earth. Without an atmosphere our parachute would of course be worthless....
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Falling Into Fire - SmokeJumpers - 2013-11-27 by Alan Carr

Falling Into Fire - SmokeJumpers When I graduated from college I headed west and became a wildland firefighter. Over the course of a decade I fought fire from Arizona to Alaska. During that time I worked fire with a variety of...
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Shin Ito and Jari Kuosma Fly Mt. Fuji - 2013-11-26 by dropzone.com

Shin Ito and Jari Kuosma Fly Mt. Fuji Recent filming for a Japanese television documentary named Jounetsutairiku, saw world record holder Shin Ito and professional wingsuit pilot Jari Kuosma flying at Japan's tallest mountain, Mt Fuji....
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216th Anniversary of the First Parachute Jump - 2013-10-22 by Bryn De Kocks

216th Anniversary of the First Parachute Jump Today recognizes the 216th anniversary of the first parachute jump, made back in 1797 by French aeronaut André-Jacques Garnerin. Garnerin, who was born on the 31 January 1769 was a student of the...
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Skydiving Video Games - 2013-10-07 by Bryn De Kocks

Skydiving Video Games With the recent release of Grand Theft Auto V, we've decided to take a look at some of the video games out there that offer players the ability to skydive in their gameplay. While dedicated skydiving ...
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The Legend of Roger Nelson - 2013-08-13 by Bryn De Kocks

The Legend of Roger Nelson "Skydiving and drug smuggling pioneer Roger Nelson lives life out of the box. Fueled by a love for adrenaline and adventure, Roger goes after everything he wants with gusto. But now Roger is ready to ...
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Australia is getting a Wind Tunnel - 2013-05-06 by admin

Australia is getting a Wind Tunnel Australia is getting a Wind Tunnel! Finally! With almost 40 Indoor Skydive facilities around the world, for some reason it has taken several attempts over the last 10 years to build a state of the...
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The 5 Most Inspiring Skydiving Videos of 2012 - 2013-04-26 by admin

The 5 Most Inspiring Skydiving Videos of 2012 We take a look back at some of the most inspiriting and most visually pleasing skydiving videos to be released last year, in 2012. From Felix Baumgartner's jump from the edge of space, to the Soul...
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Top Skydiving Mobile Apps - 2013-02-14 by Meso

Top Skydiving Mobile Apps Take a look at some of the most popular and interesting skydive related mobile apps to add to your smart phone's inventory.
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Formation Skydiving Mobile App - 2013-01-11 by admin

Formation Skydiving Mobile App Skydive Formations is a newly released mobile application that will see you able to plot out your formation skydives sequences quickly and easily, by selecting them from a list that reaches in...
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Voting Opens for 2013-2015 USPA Board of Directors - 2012-11-07 by admin

Voting Opens for 2013-2015 USPA Board of Directors This past week saw the opening of the voting process for the 2013-2015 USPA Board of Directors. Voting shall continue through the months of November and December with the closing date for submissions ...
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Above All Else (Excerpt) - Dan Brodsky-Chenfeld - 2012-04-11 by admin

Above All Else (Excerpt) - Dan Brodsky-Chenfeld A rising star in the international world of skydiving, Dan Brodsky-Chenfeld survived a plane crash which killed sixteen of the twenty-two people on board. He was left critically injured and woke up...
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Skyconcept Robbed - Needs Your Help - 2011-10-14 by admin

We received an e-mail today from Skyconcept in Germany, that they are the victim of a robbery which occurred late last month. We feel we should get this information out there and try help them in...
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The Great Book of BASE - Review - 2010-11-02 by Ian Drennan

A review of the Great Book of BASE, from a skydivers perspective. Ian Drennan explains a bit about the book and how it provided him with a better understanding and new insight into the world of BASE...
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National Skydiving Museum Weekend Honoring Joe Kittinger - 2010-05-31 by admin

National Skydiving Museum Weekend Honoring Joe Kittinger and introducing the National Skydiving Museum Hall of Fame.
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Skydiving and the Environment - 2010-04-18 by admin

Skydiving and the Environment Skydiving has been singled out numerous times for being environmentally damaging. Just how true is this in comparison to other sports out there? And what can be done.
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Managing Media on the Dropzone - 2009-09-13 by Douglas Spotted Eagle

Managing Media on the Dropzone Whether for positive or negative reasons, every dropzone in the world should expect a visit from local news media at some point in time or another. This is a short guide to help you best understand...
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