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The Straight and Narrow - Cross-Wind Landings - 2016-06-20 by Annette O'Neil

The Straight and Narrow - Cross-Wind Landings Nobody’s going to argue that landing directly into the wind is the best way to go, but we’re not always that lucky. Got a long, narrow path between obstacles? Unless you’re super-duper lucky and the...
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On-Point Off-Landings: A Primer - 2016-02-09 by Annette O'Neil

On-Point Off-Landings: A Primer As skypeople, we love “off.” Offbeat. Offhand. Offside. And, y’know -- we’re all a little off, really. Off landings should fit right into our oddball little world. Unfortunately, lots of skydivers...
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How To Land Where No One Has Landed Before (The Star Trek Trick) - 2015-08-18 by Annette O'Neil

How To Land Where No One Has Landed Before (The Star Trek Trick) As a human in motion, your field of view – your very own spaceship windshield – is called your “velocity field.” Within that velocity field, when you’re traveling along a straight path (with no eye,...
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Landing Pattern – Landing Approach Simulation - 2009-10-01 by Alexander Shyrokov

Landing Pattern – Landing Approach Simulation Landing Pattern is an interactive computer simulation program for ram-air parachutes. It is similar to flight simulators, such as Microsoft Flight Simulator. One can fly a landing approach of a...
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Another Look at No-Wind Landings - 2007-10-16 by Scott Miller

Another Look at No-Wind Landings The advice Brian Germain provides in his article titled “Surviving the No Wind Landing” might help you achieve consistent, comfortable landings on days when the winds are calm. Unfortunately, other...
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Surviving the No Wind Landing - 2007-09-05 by Brian Germain

Surviving the No Wind Landing One of the most dreaded conditions of all is the no wind scenario. This fear is so profound that many jumpers in fact avoid jumping in no wind conditions. Here are a few tips that will help you to...
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Wings Level - 2003-10-26 by Skratch Garrison

I've been thinking for some time about a final bit of advice, some catchy canopy control phrase, to say to students when they are about to go up. This morning it finally came to me: Wings Level. When ...
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What To Do When the Wind Picks Up - 2003-08-22 by Gary Peek

The following article describes some of the things to consider when you find that someone has turned the big fan on "high".
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ZP Canopy Landing Tips and Techniques - 2003-08-22 by Pat Works with John LeBlanc

Irrespective of how long you've been jumping, piloting today's high-speed canopies is not for the faint of heart.
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