Wingsuit Deployment Risks

October 26, 2017

"Wingsuit flare has been a topic of much conversation, but there seems to be some misunderstanding about how it can be used to improve wingsuit openings..." This article is a follow-on to "Thinking About Wingsuit Deployments" by Matt Gerdes and is especially useful for those who fly larger wingsuits in both the skydiving and BASE environments.

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Thinking About Wingsuit Openings

October 26, 2017

An excellent, detailed article by Matt Gerdes about wingsuit deployments.

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Wingsuit Equipment Guide

October 26, 2017

This introduction to gear considerations for wingsuit skydiving is useful as a handout to complement an instructor's detailed classroom module in First Flight Training, as well as for more advanced wingsuit flyers who want an outline to check their knowledge. 

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Beginner Wingsuit Progression

October 26, 2017

Rather than forcing a rigid jump-by-jump program, our instructors focus on achieving specific critical skills while tailoring the plan for each skydive to our individual students' needs and progress. This is an overview of what is taught by all Lightning Flight instructors in First Flight Training. A minimum of 4 coached jumps is required in one day, or a minimum of 5 jumps in a month to qualify for the Sigma merit.

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