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    Lightning 143, Spectre
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    PD143R, Tempo
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    Vigil

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    Skydive Big Sky
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    CSPA
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    1900
  • Years in Sport
    16
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    Wing Suit Flying
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    500
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    CReW
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  1. The DZ just hosted the Alberta Provincial Championships this weekend,so she really was busy.
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    Skydive Chicago wingsuit events this season

    if you click on the url icon before and /url after makes them clicky
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    Jari winging it into wedding

    http://phuketwan.com/tourism/phuket-birdman-taking-plunge-skydive-surin-wedding-15415/
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    Brand new!

    With you being in Florida another option before starting AFF is a little bit of Wind tunnel time. http://www.iflyorlando.com/ifly-indoor-skydiving It would help build your confidence, teach you correct body position without the stress of jumping out of an airplane.
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    Noob Cartoons: Skydiving Duck

    great cartoon, your cartoonland falling scene with the flower pot reminded me of the scent from 'hitchhikers guide to the galaxy' with the whale and the bowl of petunias http://www.imdb.com/character/ch0007558/quotes too bad the whale didn't have a parachute! Andrew
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    FAA Investigates Skydiving Sex Stunt

    Common Sense Prevails http://www.turnto23.com/news/29616137/detail.html
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    Skydiving car commercial

    www.youtube.com/watch?v=JpwiqBCSN10
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    New to the Forum

    click on your profile ( paul.Mcallister in the original post) there should be a button for edit profile and edit /add picture in the top left
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    Two canopy out.. to release or not release?

    Where does it say this? Page 135 - 136 (PIM 2A) Bi-plane configuration This occurs when one canopy is flying directly in front of the other, also known as a "stack". The nose of the rear canopy will tend to "lock" into the front canopy lines. NEVER cut away the main canopy when it is in front. First, ensure that there are no entanglements. Take the time to LOOK! Trace all 8 risers to see they are clear, up to the sliders, and visually follow the lines up to each canopy. The risers could be entangled; you must look up and follow each riser to make sure they are all clear of one another. DO NOT release the brakes. If the canopies or risers are entangled (this can happen if the reserve fires through the main canopy through deployment), or you are at less than 1000', or you are unsure, then steer the FRONT canopy, very gently, using the Rear Risers. Canopies of similar size will fly compatibly. Try to prevent a down-plane. If the canopies are not entangled, you can use the rear risers on the REAR canopy and steer into a side-by-side configuration. Then follow the information above for a side-by-side. When landing, DO NOT flare, and be ready to perform a PLF. The descent rate of two canopies out is slower than if you are under a single canopy. you have confused you can (an option) with you should
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    Parachutist mag overseas

    You can't get the mag without becoming a member $74 overseas membership
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    Jump Numbers For First WS

    WS reqires freefall skills, 200 jumps at a turbine DZ will represent 200 mins of FF time ( 1min per jump) 3h 20mins Small group RW will develop more precise flying Larger group RW, will teach you, approach to bigger formations, floater track, swoop for later divers etc Free fly will help with recovery from instability( balling up so as not to cork) Group Tracking dives should help with body position, flying a pattern , and break off procedures Remember 200 jumps is a minimum
  12. It's the same in Canada ,CSPA membership card with highest CoP( license) and certified ratings. CSPA 3rd party insurance is valid world wide to members who are normally resident in Canada
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    Fournier trying again

    http://www.edmontonjournal.com/technology/Parachutist taking another shot record breaking jump over Saskatchewan/2920096/story.html
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    Francois Boivin - Olympic snowboarder/skydiver

    From the above website * 6 ans expérience * 600 sauts * instructeur A et B * Entraîneur niveau 1 * Snowboarder professionnel * membre de l'équipe Canadienne ``CSF``
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    Progidy2 or Phantom2

    If I were you I would reverse the plan, first take a course, your instructor will likely have rental suits for you to try, get feedback from your instructor, order the suit that is appropriate.