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Keep an Eye Out | Stuck Slider

Keep an Eye Out | Stuck Slider
Saturday, September 1, 2018

A jumper experienced a main-parachute malfunction when the slider remained at the top of the lines after deployment and would not allow the parachute to inflate. He released the main parachute, deployed his reserve and landed safely.

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Rating Corner | Guiding New Graduates

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Have you ever spent months working with a student, ensuring that you covered each category and transferred the necessary knowledge and skills, then proudly stamped the A-license card and watched in disbelief as he ran off to sign up for a 10-way speedstar competition with a freshly mounted GoPro on his helmet?

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Relative Positioning Under Canopy

Relative Positioning Under Canopy
Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Brought to you by Niklas Daniel and Brianne Thompson of AXIS Flight School at Skydive Arizona in Eloy. Photos by David Cherry. Information about AXIS' coaching and instructional services is available at axisflightschool.com.

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Safety Check | Harness-and-Container Fit

Safety Check | Harness-and-Container Fit
Wednesday, August 1, 2018

A properly sized and adjusted harness-and-container is essential to your safety both in freefall and under canopy. It’s likely that many jumpers who are reading this right now are in real danger of coming out of their harnesses during their next skydives and don’t even realize it.

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Angle Flying—Feet First on Belly

Angle Flying—Feet First on Belly
Sunday, July 1, 2018
Axis Flight School Skydive Arizona

Brought to you by Niklas Daniel and Brianne Thompson of AXIS Flight School at Skydive Arizona in Eloy. Photos by David Cherry. Information about AXIS' coaching and instructional services is available at axisflightschool.com.

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