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.
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.
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.
Those interested can take a ride on YaK-52 for 100 dollars.
A turn over.
Here there is also some place for pilots to train.
Well-to-do people have their practice on this nice plane.
They are pretty heavy!
Some touching scenes before boarding.
They started to look alike!
The beginners jump from a hight of one kilometer.
They fly on this AN-2.
The last boarded will be the first to jump.
The parachuters are being watched from the ground. They can also hear commands concerning the parachute controlling through a loudspeaker.
Optical devices are pretty cool there.
While the plane is ascending, they put a target on the field.
They throw a load from the plane to identify the touchdown area.
The begginers tend to embrace themselves with their arms. What you see in the picture is a team of professionals.
Landing. The legs are kept together.
Parachuters are carried away with the wind.
It’s over! He’s done that!
Adrenaline level goes beyond the limit!
Some exercise for arm muscles.
The man is striking the parachuter off the list.
The professional parachuters are ascending to train for an important event in Samara they are going to take part in.
Beautiful and impressing!
He’s landing right on the target!
Thank you, sky, for the wonderful weather!
Location: Samara region