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Wingsuit General FAQ

What is a wingsuit? When looking at wingsuits, there are a lot of manufacturers and design variations. Bigger or smaller wings, and different air inlet and airfoil shapes. But the basic principle is always the same: a suit, with three wings between arms and legs. These wings inflate due to […]

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Action Camera Placement

With POV style cameras having become an integral part of our sport, we’re also seeing more and more instances where these cameras are actually contributing to safety in a very negative way. Most countries have a sensible minimum experience demand of 200 jumps (or more) before use of any type of […]

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Getting Sponsored

You’re  done with AFF. You now have 205 jumps. You got that first wingsuit jump done. You did a FJC and completed 3 basejumps. Athlete page ready to go. All you need now is a load of sponsors to give you free stuff. Working for one of the biggest wingsuit manufacturers […]

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Wingsuit Safety Recommendations

The following document is a brief overview on general safety recommendations for wingsuit use on the drop zone. These recommendations can serve as a basis for safe DZ operation with wingsuit skydivers. Wingsuit First Flight Course A wingsuit First Flight Course (FFC) should be taught by a current wingsuit coach, recognized […]

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Wingsuit Pincheck – English

Wingsuit Pincheck Giving a wingsuit flyer a gear-check is close to identical to a normal gear check. On top of the customary checks of main/reserve pin, switched on/calibrated AAD, three-ring circus, chest strap, leg straps and presence of helmet, goggles and altimeter and/or dytter, a Pincheck for a wingsuit flyer has […]