9 Their Best Friends Are Parachutes

Their Best Friends Are Parachutes

Posted on October 19, 2011 by


Have you ever tried parachute jumping? Whether your answer yes or no, you will find it interesting to see these guys trembling with fear!

One of the aerodromes where they practice parachuting (for 60 dollars) is located in the Samara region. Instructional advice and operational control are held right here.

A fire fighting vehicle is always staying near the runway, it is on duty.

People are prohibited from riding all these devices.

Instructor.

He is telling the students about safe landing and all kinds of obstacles which may appear on their way: wires, roofs, trees and so on.

Some practice.

This simple movement shows how to help the emergency parachute open as quickly as possible.

More practice. At this lesson they teach how to leave the plane.

Here the students learn how to control the canopy. They should turn it against the wind and not let it carry it away. They are very excited!

They must keep their legs together when landing.

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9 Responses to “Their Best Friends Are Parachutes”

  1. ayaa says:

    Wonder if any one of them would feel like jumping in the middle of a thunderstorm. Ghastly experience.

  2. Mr. Fox says:

    These biplanes are also used by north korean special forces to invade south korean territory.

    But russian use them for sports! :)

  3. sabotos says:

    I would love to try that Yak. Underwing monoplanes with big rotary engines are very cool to ride/fly especially with the canopy open.

  4. Ivan says:

    I’d never get tired of saying this… this web page it’s superb!!!!

  5. Pedro says:

    100 bucks? I’m in!

  6. sinan says:

    19 years ago I did parachute training in Turkey (it was free !!) and we also jumped from AN-2 planes which are taylor-cut for this kind of stuff. Turkey being a NATO country I do not know how they went around to go and buy the Soviet planes for the Turkish Aviation Association but they did it !! AN-2 is a very robust and durable plane.

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