lars_d

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  • Main Canopy Other
    Valkyrie/ParaCommander/Classic/Lightning
  • Reserve Canopy Other
    Speed 135 / PD-R 281
  • AAD
    Cypres 2

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  • Home DZ
    northern germany
  • License
    D
  • License Number
    183
  • Licensing Organization
    FAI / DFV
  • Number of Jumps
    2950
  • Years in Sport
    18
  • First Choice Discipline
    Style and Accuracy
  • Second Choice Discipline
    Swooping

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  1. Time Left: 23 days and 10 hours

    • FOR SALE
    • USED

    Pilot Rig Paratec Aviator, with Paratec Speed 170 reserve (square reserve), Both DOM 2012, TSO-C Predecessor of Paratec wingman, https://paratec.aero/ very low pack volume (often used for aerobatics, gliders)

    $1,999.00

    - DE

  2. lars_d

    Tempo 210

    Time Left: 6 days and 13 hours

    • FOR SALE
    • USED

    Tempo 210, DOM 1996, 0 jumps, comes with connector links shipping with DHL, trackable and insured 275 USD shipped worldwide

    $275.00

  3. Time Left: 6 days and 13 hours

    • FOR SALE
    • NEW

    Raven II, 0 jumps, DOM 91, comes with attachment point 220 USD shipped worldwide.

    $220.00

    - US

  4. lars_d

    Tempo 210

    Time Left: 6 days and 13 hours

    • FOR SALE
    • USED

    Tempo 210, DOM 2001, 0 jumps, perfect condition, comes with connector links. Shipping is with DHL trackable and secured.

    $300.00

    - DE

  5. French Atlantic coast. Mimizan, La Roche sur Yon, Royan, Soulac-sur-Mer,...
  6. https://www.dropzone.com/forums/topic/10759-triple-risers%3F/
  7. https://www.prueferverband.de/files/DOC/Zulassungsliste 64 ohne Musterpruefung-EU.pdf
  8. I remember the Jonathan opens quite fast.
  9. In 2012 I bought a Nova 120 (DOM 1992) on ebay. It was like new, probably 10 jumps on it when it was grounded and never jumped again. I did a few jumps with it without an issue. As far as I remember I gave it to Brian Vacher from PDFT afterwards.
  10. I had a few spinning malfunctions where I did not get stable after cutting away (no RSL, velo, WL 2.5). I have video of one of the cutaways where I deploy on my back: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LE4Hzrx8Q4U My personal reason for not getting stable first and then deploying the reserve is that I believe it could easily take about 2000ft to get stable first, (which in combination with a jump from an altitude of 3000-4000ft which I often do seems too much) To develop a habbit of getting stable first is something I don't want to become part of my reserve procedure. http://www.dropzone.com/safety/Gear_and_Equipment/Top_5_RSL_myths_18.html
  11. opens like a VK as well. My VK RDS works great with the X-Fire.
  12. I jumped a thunderbow last year. It hurts. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oK8JBm7vswA
  13. I jumped there in 2006. The Tokyo Skydiving club is located at the Honda Airport about 2-3 hours outside of Tokyo (train and bus). One ticket (credit cards where not accepted, cash only) was about 60$. They had a Cessna 208 at that time which could carry 8 skydivers only, because seats had to be installed for some reason. There were tandem instructors from Europe, so you could speak english and also the national 4-way teams (which usually train in the US) spoke english. You had to apply for a temporary japanese parachute associations membership in advance (50$). It was in 2006, I had no smartphone and it was quite hard to make the way back to Tokyo, because in that area all bus timetables, etc. were in japanese language only, and most of the locals do not speak english at all. I was there because a friend got married to a japanese girl, and had let him do the paperwork in advance. If you need any help, let me know, I could ask my japanese speaking friend to call the dropzone for details.