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Angle of Attack for DUMMIES

Take your wingsuit aerodynamics knowledge to the next level with this video tutorial as we dive down the rabbit hole of Angle of Attack.

Learn the 2 biggest pitfalls of flying at high AOA, and why they’re so deadly in the Wingsuit BASE arena.

Angle of Attack (AOA) is one of the most confusing, non-intuitive, and misunderstood variables in wingsuit aerodynamics. It's also one of the most important to understand correctly, if you want to stay alive in the wingsuit BASE environment.

Part 1 – The What, Why and How of Angle of Attack

Angle of Attack (AOA) is one of the most confusing, non-intuitive, and misunderstood variables in wingsuit aerodynamics. It's also one of the most important to understand correctly, if you want to stay alive in the wingsuit BASE environment.

Part 2 – Real World Observations

The second video takes a look at four case studies of Wingsuit AOA, and steps you through techniques for improving your AOA eye. These four Real-World Observations should help you wrap your head around the obscure concept of AOA. Once you get the hang of it and know what to look for, hopefully you’ll find yourself analyzing video and media content with a more refined eye.

Fly smarter, not harder!

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