Archive for the 'Parachuting' Category

Parachute School and Courses

Parachuting is an exciting recreational activity. Apart from that there are also courses to enable you to engage in different parachute sports. There are many parachute schools in the world. Most of them have state of the art facilities, equipments and licensed trainers that will be there when you make your first jump. There are [...]

All About Parachuting

Parachuting is, as they say, not for the weak-hearted. That is why it is considered as an extreme sport. While only a handful would actually try it, there are quite many enthusiasts who enjoy it just by watching skydiving shows and exhibitions. But exactly what does parachuting and skydiving entail? Where did it originate and [...]

Finding the Best Sites for Parachuting in Ohio

If you like parachuting, then Ohio is one of the best places to go. This state in the Midwest is host to a handful of exhibitions and aerial show annually. The weather and terrain, not to mention the scenic background that the Midwestern sunset brings, make it the perfect haven for parachuting spectators, enthusiasts and [...]

A Brief History of Parachutes

This interesting article addresses some of the key issues regarding Parachuting. A careful reading of this material could make a big difference in how you think about Parachuting. The physics behind a parachute is easy to understand. But making real ones are far from easy. Making toy parachutes seem like a good idea for an [...]

Powered Parachutes

Skydiving is a popular extreme sport. However for some jumping out of a plane with only a parachute to save your life can be too risky. Although parachutes today are more stable and safer than they were decades before, fear of heights and faulty parachutes always haunt the mind and nerves of any first timer. [...]

What are Parachutes?

The following article includes pertinent information that may cause you to reconsider what you thought you understood. The most important thing is to study with an open mind and be willing to revise your understanding if necessary. Skydiving is now one of the most popular extreme sports in modern times. The thrill of free falling [...]

Parachute Skydiving and Other Sports

Do you ever feel like you know just enough about Parachuting to be dangerous? Let’s see if we can fill in some of the gaps with the latest info from Parachuting experts. After World War I and II parachutes were used for different purposes. Pushing the limits of extreme sports, new variants of parachuting was [...]

Types of Parachutes

When you’re learning about something new, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the sheer amount of relevant information available. This informative article should help you focus on the central points. In its basic sense, a parachute is neither made for travel and sports, it was created to increase safety while descending from a certain altitude. [...]

Parachute Games and Sports, from the Innocent to the Extreme

This article explains a few things about Parachuting, and if you’re interested, then this is worth reading, because you can never tell what you don’t know. The use of parachutes for military purposes has been long gone. Although the military can still use it for their own tactics, they are popularly known for extreme sports [...]

Parachuting Gear ? Knowing What to Wear

Who doesn’t enjoy a skydiving exhibition? The formation and techniques that experienced skydivers do as they jump, free fall and slowly descend can be breathtaking for the average spectator. If it is exciting for the audience, then it is no doubt twice as exciting for the skydiver himself. But while most skydivers focus on perfecting [...]