Sky diving  <br />
Skydiving, also known as  Parachuting, is the action of exiting an aircraft and returning to earth with the aid of a parac...
History of skydiving <br />The history of skydiving starts with Andre-Jacques Garnerin <br />    who made successful parac...
A typical sky dive :<br />From an altitude of 1000-4000 m.<br />If jumping from a lower                    altitude the pa...
By manipulating the shape of the body in freefall, a skydiver can generate turns, forward motion, <br />    backwards moti...
Safety <br />Fatalities are rare.<br />In US , around 30 skydivers are killed per year.<br />AAD (automatic activation dev...
Parachuting and weather<br />Parachuting in poor weather, especially with thunderstorms, high winds, and dust devils can b...
Training programmes<br />Vertical wind tunnels are                   used to practice for                            free ...
Variations in dives –<br />Hit and rock<br />Stuff jumps<br />
Pond swooping<br />Cross country <br />(immediate deployment)<br />
Camera flying<br />Night jumps <br />
Tracking<br />
Drop zones<br />In parachuting, a drop zone or DZ is the area above and around a location where a parachutist freefalls an...
Some Records <br />Largest formation <br />-400 linked persons<br />8 Feb, 2006<br />thailand<br />
Largest head <br />down formation<br /> -108 linked persons<br />   31 july, 2009 <br />chicago<br />
Worlds largest <br />canopy formation<br />100 persons<br />21 Nov, 2007<br />Florida , USA.<br />
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  1. 1. Sky diving <br />
  2. 2. Skydiving, also known as  Parachuting, is the action of exiting an aircraft and returning to earth with the aid of a parachute.<br />Parachuting is performed as a recreational  activity and a competitive sport.<br />
  3. 3. History of skydiving <br />The history of skydiving starts with Andre-Jacques Garnerin <br /> who made successful parachute jumps from a hot-air balloon in 1797. <br />Early competitions date back to the 1930s, and it became an international sport in 1952.<br />
  4. 4. A typical sky dive :<br />From an altitude of 1000-4000 m.<br />If jumping from a lower altitude the parachute is deployed immediately.<br />
  5. 5. By manipulating the shape of the body in freefall, a skydiver can generate turns, forward motion, <br /> backwards motion, <br /> and even lift.<br />
  6. 6. Safety <br />Fatalities are rare.<br />In US , around 30 skydivers are killed per year.<br />AAD (automatic activation device) which deploys the parachute in emergency.<br />Carry two parachutes.<br />Wear a oxygen mask if diving from a high altitude.<br />
  7. 7. Parachuting and weather<br />Parachuting in poor weather, especially with thunderstorms, high winds, and dust devils can be a dangerous activity. <br />It can cause cannopy collisions.<br />
  8. 8. Training programmes<br />Vertical wind tunnels are used to practice for free fall.<br />Tandem skydiving -<br />
  9. 9. Variations in dives –<br />Hit and rock<br />Stuff jumps<br />
  10. 10. Pond swooping<br />Cross country <br />(immediate deployment)<br />
  11. 11. Camera flying<br />Night jumps <br />
  12. 12. Tracking<br />
  13. 13. Drop zones<br />In parachuting, a drop zone or DZ is the area above and around a location where a parachutist freefalls and expects to land. <br />It is usually situated beside a small airport, often sharing the facility with other general aviation activities.<br />
  14. 14. Some Records <br />Largest formation <br />-400 linked persons<br />8 Feb, 2006<br />thailand<br />
  15. 15. Largest head <br />down formation<br /> -108 linked persons<br /> 31 july, 2009 <br />chicago<br />
  16. 16. Worlds largest <br />canopy formation<br />100 persons<br />21 Nov, 2007<br />Florida , USA.<br />

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