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Educational Resources


Here are some links to documents that provide lots of great information. Most is canopy related stuff from various sources. The information will help educate any jumper, new or old. They are provided here for anyone who is interested in learning factual information about a variety of skydiving topics. Each link lists the credited author or source for the article. You will need Adobe to read most of the articles. You can download Adobe HERE.


The Reserve Static Line-Jim Crouch

Preventing Hard Openings - Jim Crouch

Choosing a canopy1 - Scott Miller from Performance Designs

Choosing a canopy2 - Scott Miller from Performance Designs

High Performance Canopy Flight and Landings - John Leblanc from Performance Designs

Low Turns - Scott Miller from Performance Designs

Wing Loading and its effects - John Leblanc from Performance Designs

Preventing Hard Openings - Performance Designs

Safety Day Information - The United States Parachute Association

Safety Day Check List - The United States Parachute Association

The Integrated Student Program - The United States Parachute Association

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