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Dropzone Safety and Training
Safety and training advice for skydivers at all levels. Skydiving emergencies, student course material, and related articles.

Sport Parachutist's Safety Journal
Information about equipment, environments and human factors.

Skydiving Safety Training
Website on skydiving safety training.

Parachute Jump Calculation
Freefall simulation, to determine the most likely trajectories of (groups of) skydivers with different fall rates. [Java]

Parachutes Safely
Information on flying and landing high performance parachutes with safety in mind.

Flight Safety Foundation Homepage
An international organization concerned with the safety of flight.

Civil Aviation Authority of New Zealand
Establishes civil aviation safety and security standards, carries out accident and incident investigations and collates this material to establish an industry-wide safety picture.

Cabin Evacuation Simulators
A lab at Cranfield University that houses two aircraft cabin simulators designed to conduct tests into the survival of aircraft accidents. Includes information on the simulators, people, and research of the lab.

Experimental emergency system deploys parafoils to land endangered aircraft.

FAA - Office of Airport Safety and Standards
Airport and aircraft safety research and development.

National Safe Skies Alliance
An FAA-funded, non-profit, membership-based organization that serves aviation by providing impartial and effective testing and evaluation of safety and security systems.

Mental Attitude for Skydiving Skydiving
Resources for 4-way formation skydiving, including advice, images, video clips, competition rules, dive pools, team listings, and coach information.

Website offering skydiving software.

CF Spektakel
Canopy formation organization in Western Europe. Offers coaches, organizers, videomen, CF canopies.

Die Schurken
Website of skydiving club based in Germany. In English and German.

Skydiving information on dropzones, forums, classified ads, news and events in the UK.
Information for novice and experienced skydivers, including global dropzone and skydivers databases, DZ reviews, skydiving classifieds, safety and training information, and the latest skydiving news.
For Sale
Free classified advertising for skydiving gear. Provided by Barry Chase.
Freefly Orange
Photo gallery of freefly and tube jumps. Biographies.
Frequently Asked Questions
Taken from the rec.skydiving newsgroup.
FutureCam Skydive
Photo gallery of frame grabs from video shot mostly at Perris, California.


Parachute History
History of parachutes, skydiving, and parachuting. Includes people, events and inventions.
Skydive Asia
Promotion of skydiving in Asia. Information about events, organizations and people.
Skydive Malaysia
Club based in the Kuala Lumpur area. Focus is training beginners. Schedule, photos, news.
Skydive Picture Gallery
Skydiving pictures including electronic photo montages showing parachuting on the moon.
Skydive University
Offers basic body flight training program, advanced body flight and wind tunnel AFF courses, and a basic body flight coach course. Based at Skydive Sebastian. Information and prices.

     Parachute Industry Association
      British Parachute Association 
      Australian Parachute Federation 
      Ukrainian Parachuting Federation 
      FAI/IPC - Parachuting 
     CRW Europa
Provides clickable map links to dropzone sites.
Vertical wind tunnel in Orlando, Florida. Training aid for skydivers, or fun for non-skydivers. Information and prices. [Flash]
So You Wanna Go Skydiving?
Website for beginners. Discusses risks, dropzones, selecting method of skydiving, licensing.
Stefan Banic
History of Stefan Banic (1870-1941), from Slovakia, who invented the parachute and was awarded a US patent in 1914.
Promotional site of a world record high altitude skydiving event and research project.

Sunset Squardron Inc.
Repair/repack services for parachute rigs, demonstration skydive coordination, tandem skydiving instruction in the Washington DC area.
The Bodyflight Network
Website of Bodyflight University dedicated to the vertical wind tunnel industry. News, photos, videos.
The Skydiver's Enclave
Free skydiving photo classifieds for equipment, events, services and employment. User-contributed photo gallery. Skydiving links.
United Freeflyers of Utti
The official homepage of the finnish freeflying team UFU. Contains photos, team member biographies, and news.
Véloce Skydiving
Information on skydiving in France. Includes details of dropzones and disciplines, training advice, information about the French Skydiving Federation, articles, and pictures. Available in French and English.

World Freefall Convention
Held yearly at Quincy, Illinois, US.

Lamp Parachute Lamp

Basic Research
B.A.S.E. jumping equipment, including the Fox canopy and the Reactor and Prism harness and container systems.

Bourdon Forge Company
Maznufactures safety, parachute and racing harness hardware. Products and specifications.

Jump Shack
Manufactures Racer containers, Mentor, Blackhawk, and Basix mains, and Angelfire reserves. Online shopping for a range of skydiving equipment. Photo gallery.

Parachutes de France
Manufacturer of sport canopies and containers, paragliders, ascending parachutes and emergency parachutes. Online catalog and list of distributors.

German manufacturer of parachutes, including the Next container, the Fandango, Balance, Quadra and Super-7 mains, and the Speed 2000 reserve. Printable order forms.

Performance Variable
Manufacturer of "Contrail" and "Spark" main canopies, "Quick Reserve" reserve canopies, "Omega" containers and the "Performance Tandem" tandem container.

Strong Enterprises
Manufactures Quasar containers and Stellar canopies. Product information, printable order forms.

Sky Rangers Radio Controlled Sport Jet by Estes