The Parachute and Its Pilot by Brian Germain

The Parachute and Its Pilot

By Brian Germain

  • Release Date: 2013-04-25
  • Genre: Extreme Sports
Score: 4.5
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Description

The Parachute and Its Pilot 5th Edition is the singular resource for canopy flight information. Whether you re a new jumper looking to further your education or an expert canopy pilot seeking tips on advancing your techniques, this book has something for you. The book is jam-packed with information compiled over twenty years of skydiving experience and offers technical, straightforward explanations of ram air parachute flight. Written by one of the industry's leading parachute designers, The Parachute and Its Pilot is a must-have handbook for every skydiver.

Reviews

  • Concise. No Fluff.

    5
    By E6B MAIT 2D
    New to sport. 60 freefalls. I was curious how 300 pages about canopies would be written. This was packed with well laid out useful, thoughtful, and thought-provoking information about piloting your canopy. Concisely written without a lot of fluff. First 240 pages about piloting dynamics answering the how-to, effects, and why's. Last 60 pages discussed theories of mental processes affecting skydivers and canopy pilots. So much info here, it would be worth Brian putting together a flexible jump schedule with dive plans to get skydivers through all of his techniques in an organized manner. Excellent resource. A must read for newcomers! And likely a lifelong go-to resource for veterans.
  • Must read

    5
    By GLF20
    Get this book. Less than the cost of a lift ticket and could save your life. Easy reading with lots of great tips. Very thought provoking. Lots of things to try safely...

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