Parachuting: The Skydiver's Handbook

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Para Publishing, Sep 1, 2003 - Sports & Recreation - 402 pages
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Skydiving is the closest humankind can come to unfettered fight. "Parachuting, The Skydiver's Handbook helps both novice and experienced jumpers get the most out of the sport. The book details every phase of skydiving, canopy flying, safety, and equipment. It thoroughly explores freefall progression, learning to skydive, canopy progression and formation flying, specialized jumping, and every aspect of parachutes.

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Parachuting: the skydiver's handbook

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The latest edition of this book since its original 1978 publication. LJ 's review from July of that year said,"A valuable collection of information and a good first look at the sport.'' A nice touch ... Read full review

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User Review  - Michael Economy - Goodreads

There's decent information here, but I think there should be better diagrams, and some of the descriptions are pretty hard to follow. There's a bunch of typos and the writing is a bit hard at times. Read full review

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Poynter is the author of more than 75 books. His book-publishing seminars have been featured on CNN.

Turoff is a skydiving instructor.

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