The instrument used to measure an aircraft's altitude is an altimeter. It measures altitude above mean sea level (MSL).An altimeter estimates these measurements using static air pressure.The altimeter...
It used to be in the 1980's that parachute pants were all the rage in hip-hop fashion; if you're old enough, you can think back to kids wearing MC Hammer parachute pants to school, singing "Can't Touc...
Believe it or not, skydiving has been around for hundreds of years. Some historians even trace the first parachutes back to China in the 1100s. That's a long distance, in years and miles, away from sk...
The Midwest United States may be one flat plain. but even flat can be exciting when you're falling at 120 miles per hour. That's why skydiving Ohio should be on everybody's list in the Buckeye state. ...
What are the risks? As with any sport there is always the risk of injury. However. with the proper instruction. the right equipment. and the development of the right techniques. skydiving can be the ...
Believe it or not. skydiving has been around for hundreds of years. Some historians even trace the first parachutes back to China in the 1100s. That's a long distance. in years and miles. away from sk...
At San Diego's extreme sports centers you have an opportunity to make your first tandem jump or take on an accelerated freefall program that will allow you to eventually jump solo. So whether you are ...
In the United States there are many experienced skydivers with hundreds or thousands of jumps. Usually, an experienced skydiver owns his gear and his parachute and prepares his gear on his own for the...
Nowadays, skydiving is related to every major branch of human activities, from action movies, soft drinks commercials and reality shows, to military activity. It is seen very often and almost every...
Skydiving is a sport that involves many risks. Safety and risks are different thing. While the risks are measured, the safety is judged. The safety can be defined as a personal or social acceptance of...