How To Skydive: A Basic Guide Of What You Need To Know About Skydiveing [NOOK Book]

Overview

Skydiving, as the word implies, is an activity in which you’ll be literally diving down from the sky with some safety measures, of course. It’s done from an airplane or a helicopter which takes off from a drop zone. If you’re planning to do this breathtaking activity, then you should be prepared to know that skydivers would usually exit their airplane at the height of 13,000 feet. After doing so, you would have to do a freefall for a period of time and then you could open your parachute to slow down your descent ...
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How To Skydive: A Basic Guide Of What You Need To Know About Skydiveing

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Overview

Skydiving, as the word implies, is an activity in which you’ll be literally diving down from the sky with some safety measures, of course. It’s done from an airplane or a helicopter which takes off from a drop zone. If you’re planning to do this breathtaking activity, then you should be prepared to know that skydivers would usually exit their airplane at the height of 13,000 feet. After doing so, you would have to do a freefall for a period of time and then you could open your parachute to slow down your descent until you reach a safe and slow landing speed.

Note: Formatted with an active table of contents for easy text navigation.

In this book you will learn about:
*Formation Skydiving: Creating Art While You Fall
*Freestyle Skydiving: A Solo Performance
*Free Flying: Doing It Your Way
*What Are Weights For?
*All About Skydiving Weights
*What Is A Vertical Wind Tunnel?
*Body flight
*Indoor Skydiving
*Types Of Vertical Wind Tunnels
*Chutes Are Made To Save You
*The Truth About Parachutes
*Malfunction Issues
*Audibles
*Helmets
*Accessories And Gadgets
*Altitude Devices
*Gloves
*The Ultimate Myth: Death
*Myths Revealed
*The Going Solo Myth
*Friends And Secret Signals
*Photography Considerations
*Safety First
*Basic Requirements
*BASE Jumping: As Close As It Gets
*The Less Popular Types Of Skydiving
*Wingsuit Flying: Flying In Style
*Skysurfing
*Skydiving Sport History
*When Women Came In
*Accuracy Landing: Getting It Straight To The Point
*The Skydiving History
*Airplane Generation
*From Novelty To Sport
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940012930477
  • Publisher: Nooks R. Us
  • Publication date: 6/4/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 577,844
  • File size: 18 KB

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