Tip Tuesday: Brake Lines
Don't let your steering lines develop the wrong memory!
I’ve written about this already 5 years ago, but since more video material accumulated in my collection over those years, I thought it was worth a more extensive video, so here we go:
There are certain pilot chute packing techniques that are intended to prevent bridle / PC entanglements, but none of this will help if you do not get the pull and throw right.
Thanks to the jumpers sharing footage, you know who you are.
Music: “Hola Hola Bossa Nova” by Juanitos, CC BY 2.0 FR
There is a discussion on Facebook here on preventing pilot chute entanglements, by Dominik Loyen (321BASE.eu)
A method of pilot chute packing for wingsuit BASE is shown here, by Matt Gerdes (Great Book of BASE)
Skydivemag.com aims to share information with the aim of improving safety – but of course the reader must understand that ultimately he/she makes his own choices and is responsible for the risks and decisions he takes.