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Vigil Service Bulletin - 19 April 2018 - 2018-04-24 by Dropzone.com

Vigil Service Bulletin - 19 April 2018 Due to an internal calculation algorithm, units with firmware versions 05.05, 05.06, 06.01, 06.02 will enter protected CTRL-ERR mode when the measured pressure is less than 300 hpa. (Approximately...
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Aerodyne Semi-Stowless Deployment Bag Service Bulletin - 2018-03-14 by Dropzone.com

Aerodyne Semi-Stowless Deployment Bag Service Bulletin Aerodyne has decided to offer an exchange program and upgrade all the original semi-stowless deployment bags, and remove the first version of bags from further use. This replacement bag and return...
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Swoop Freestyle FAI World Championship Program - 2017-08-04 by Dropzone.com

Swoop Freestyle FAI World Championship Program When Copenhagen hosts parachuting's inaugural Swoop Freestyle FAI World Championship August 25th & 26th, not only will it set the scene for the best athletes in the world but turn one of the oldest...
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World Championships in Freestyle Swooping Coming This August - 2017-07-12 by Dropzone.com

World Championships in Freestyle Swooping Coming This August FAI Swoop Freestyle World Championships 2017 will be the first ever World Championships in the urban parachuting discipline, freestyle swooping, and it will take place in the heart of Denmark's...
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Skydiving From a Drone - A World First - 2017-05-15 by Dropzone.com

Skydiving From a Drone - A World First Latvians have accomplished the world’s first human flight with the drone and jump at high altitude. On May 12, a 28-propeller drone built by Aerones has lifted a skydiver Ingus Augstkalns at a height ...
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Para Gear Photo Submissions For Catalog #81 - 2016-12-02 by Dropzone.com

Para Gear Photo Submissions For Catalog #81 Para Gear is interested in photographic submissions that you may have for the 2017 - 2018 Para Gear Catalog #81. We have taken the time to briefly describe the format and certain criteria that we...
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Countdown To Luke Aikens Heaven Sent - 2016-07-21 by Dropzone.com

Countdown To Luke Aikens Heaven Sent When the first astronaut landed on the moon, it was "one small step for man." Now, 47 years later, the next "giant leap for mankind" will be made by a skydiver hurtling 25,000 feet down to earth –...
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Formation Flower Power At Inflight Dubai As Girls Storm To Scrambles Crown - 2016-04-25 by Dropzone.com

Formation Flower Power At Inflight Dubai As Girls Storm To Scrambles Crown Competing for the first time as a team, the all-girl foursome of Shavon Simpson, Kim Myers, Kristen Johnson and Nada Almarr powered to the top in the 4-Way Formation Intermediate Category at the...
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Seattle Resident Becomes First Female Level 4 Indoor Instructor - 2016-04-21 by Dropzone.com

Seattle Resident Becomes First Female Level 4 Indoor Instructor iFLY Indoor Skydiving and the International Bodyflight Association (IBA) are proud to announce that Catriona (Cat) Adam has become the first woman ever to be certified as a Level Four...
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Skydive Arizona Event Updates - 2016-02-01 by Skydive Arizona

Skydive Arizona Event Updates Skydive Arizona began in the early 1990s when formation skydiving was dominating the scene and freeflying was just starting to become popular. Skydive Arizona has been the training grounds since then ...
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Para Gear Photo Submissions For Catalog 80 - 2015-12-02 by Dropzone.com

Para Gear Photo Submissions For Catalog 80 Over the years Para Gear has used photos from all of skydiving's disciplines. We do not have a preference as far as what type of skydiving photo it is, rather we look for something that either is...
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Squirrel Releases C-Race For Advanced Pilots - 2015-10-27 by Dropzone.com

Squirrel Releases C-Race For Advanced Pilots Over the past two years, the Squirrel R&D Team have been working hard on high performance wingsuits for competitive events. Their focus on this segment of the sport began when the first edition of...
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Spectra Ripcord Service Bulletin - 2015-06-25 by Dropzone.com

Spectra Ripcord Service Bulletin The Spectra Reserve Ripcord system has been in the field now for over 5 years. During that time, it has performed as expected; generating consistently low pull forces because Spectra cord has a very...
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Swoop Style Masters at the Scalaria Air Challenge 10th Anniversary - 2015-06-12 by Dropzone.com

Swoop Style Masters at the Scalaria Air Challenge 10th Anniversary Falling from 1,500 meters at speeds in excess of 130 kilometers per hour, this years “Swoop Style” competitors will yet again risk their lives to take home the prestigious title. This relatively...
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Sunshine Superman - Press Release - 2015-04-15 by Dropzone.com

Sunshine Superman - Press Release A heart-racing documentary portrait of Carl Boenish, the father of the BASE jumping movement, whose early passion for skydiving led him to ever more spectacular –and dangerous– feats of foot-launched ...
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1st FAI World Cup of Wingsuit Performance Flying - 2015-03-24 by Dropzone.com

1st FAI World Cup of Wingsuit Performance Flying This year the stars aligned to bring the right people to the right place at the right time. The result was official FAI recognition of Wingsuit Competition for Performance and Acrobatics...
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12 Skydivers and Pilot Survive Plane Crash - 2015-01-08 by Dropzone.com

12 Skydivers and Pilot Survive Plane Crash A group of tandem skydivers, as well as a pilot managed to come out alive after a near disaster over Lake Taupo in New Zealand this week. Media sources reported on Wednesday that a group of 6 tandem...
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iFly Announces San Diego Wind Tunnel - 2014-11-07 by Dropzone.com

iFly Announces San Diego Wind Tunnel iFly have announced that they will be adding another indoor skydiving facility to their already impressive portfolio, now consisting of 35 wind tunnels that span across 12 countries.
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Midwest skydivers reunion set for Labor Day Weekend - 2014-08-04 by admin

Midwest skydivers reunion set for Labor Day Weekend The Midwest Skydivers Reunion, a group of competitive teams from Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, and Wisconsin that were actively competing in the '70s and '80s will be held Labor Day Weekend,...
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Around The Bonfire - Share Your Stories - 2014-07-29 by Dropzone.com

Around The Bonfire - Share Your Stories Melissa (Nelson) Lowe and Barry Williams are collecting skydiving stories of the past to create a book called, “Around the Bonfire – skydiving stories from the 1950s-1980s.” We know we’ve lost many...
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Skydive Tuskegee Hosting Fundraiser for Wounded Warrior - 2014-06-24 by Tyler Nelson

Skydive Tuskegee Hosting Fundraiser for Wounded Warrior On a vehicle patrol in the Korengal Valley, Afghanistan, on December 27th, 2007, SPC Jesse Murphree was ambushed in an IED attack. He was part of the 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team stationed out...
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International Swoop League Competition 2014 - Results - 2014-06-05 by Dropzone.com

International Swoop League Competition 2014 - Results The Dubai International Swoop League (DISL) organised by Skydive Dubai and The Emirates Aerosports Federation (EAF), ended with a bang in April 2014. DISL is a platform that provides skydivers with a ...
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Skydive Ultra 2014 - What is your next adventure - 2013-11-26 by Mark Butler

Skydive Ultra 2014 - What is your next adventure Eric Friedman, a skydiver, an ultra-runner, and maybe just a little challenge starved, enjoyed running with a friend around their drop zone before a day of jumping. It was a regular habit and neither ...
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New iFly Indoor Skydiving Center Opens in Dallas, TX - 2013-11-20 by Dropzone.com

New iFly Indoor Skydiving Center Opens in Dallas, TX iFLY has continued its global expansion of vertical wind tunnel centers with the opening of iFly Dallas this week. The company, who now operate more than 27 facilities around the world cut the ribbon ...
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Eugene Skydivers and City of Creswell Find Common Ground - 2013-09-02 by Ronn Crow

Eugene Skydivers and the City of Creswell found a resolution to the long running dispute about skydivers landing on the Creswell Airport. On August 15, the city council addressed the matter during a...
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