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Inhaltsangabe: Fly with your own wings
Skydiving! It's not just falling but the thrill of unencumbered horizontal flight. Sport parachuting today is not rough and tumble. New equipment and the latest training techniques let you advance quickly to graceful freefall, swift and controlled canopy flight, and smooth and easy tip-toe landings. This all-new, "7th revised edition" covers every phase of skydiving from beginning to advanced.
You will learn: What will happen on your first jump and your next ...Exceptional freefall maneuvers that will surprise your instructorsAdvanced canopy flying techniquesTo be throrughly prepared for every possible emergencyHow to open your reserve parachuteAll about Automatic Activation DevicesWhy people jump out of planesWhere to get the best equipment and what to look forHow to get into the action with lists of skydiving centers, parachute equipment dealers, books, videos, magazines and more - world wide.
Rezension: A free-falling parachuter, strapped onto a snowboard with a Cheshire grin and arms spread wide, graces the book's cover (as does his recently departed airplane, pitched at a rather precarious angle). Don't be misled: only a few pages of The Skydiver's Handbook are dedicated to skysurfing, one of the more radical aspects of parachuting. Instead, Dan Poynter and Mike Turoff's parachuting guide is exhaustive, addressing all levels and styles of skydiving, and providing a glut of like resources. The guide opens with a why-do-this analogy: "If riding in an airplane is flying, then riding in a boat is swimming. If you want to experience the element, get out of the vehicle." Novice skydivers will learn the basics, from tarmac preparation to the first static line jump. And yes, experienced jumpmasters will find enough advanced material to hold their interest: free fall and canopy progression, equipment updates, and emergency procedures. All readers will appreciate the glossary and the lists of skydiving centers, parachute equipment dealers, and literary material. --Rob McDonald
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