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Dirt Devil Ejects Paraglider Pilot

During a launch from Mount Borah in Australia,  a paraglider pilot was caught off guard when a dirt devil swept him off his feet. The...

Where is the Camera?

https://youtu.be/kJ4_SYyL29c?t=410 It seems the video above is causing some curiosity on the internet as to how this view angle was obtained. In the video, the...

8 Skydivers Land in Swamp

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MWNKaH3PPZs On the last day of 2018, eight skydivers misjudged their exit from the plane which caused them to...

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Night Riding in Chamonix

Speed Rider Valentin Delluc rides the Bossons glacier in Charmonix France with his speed wing lit up with 60 feet of LED lighting.

Weightless

Well thought out scenese containing the best of Jean-Baptiste Chandelier story telling videography. Shot in Portugal, France, Brazil, and South Africa

Scariest Base Jump Ever?

Two base jumpers, Andrew Toyer and Mick Hill, walk the plank before they reach the exit point. According to Andrew, "...was the scariest walk and...

The Sights and Wonders of the Albuquerque Balloon Festival 2017

The Albuquerque International Balloon Festival has been wowing visitors from all over the world for over 46 years and the 2017 festival was no...

Perrine Bridge Base Jump Record Broken Again

Danny Weiland has set a new base jump record at Perrine Bridge. Again. Weiland successfully jumped from the Twin Falls, Idaho bridge, floating into the...

Bad Day Paragliding

You know your having a bad day when you invert your paraglider only to fall through your canopy. For most pilots this would be...

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Real Life Ironman – Wingsuit & Jet Thrusters

For one Dutch wingsuit flyer it has been a dream of his to take his wingsuit flying a step further, by adding jet engines...

Electrics Wow at AirVenture

Is it a bird? It's a plane. No, it's a flying mattress! Ultralight aircraft news is all a flutter over the electric-powered prototype that...

Zapata Flyboard

The Zapata Flyboard Air is manufactured by Zapata Racing. Top speed is over 90 mph with a ceiling of 10,000 feet. It will fly...

109th FAI Conference Honors Americans

In recent skydiving news, the 109th FAI Conference held last month in Rotterdam, Amsterdam, honored two American sportsmen for their accomplishments. You just can't keep a...

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Paramotor Pilot’s Perfect Emergency Landing in Hawaii

A paramotor pilot in Hawaii had a lucky escape as he was able to navigate to a rocky beach landing on the island of...

Home Flight

Jean-Baptiste Chandelier has created another exceptional video the way that he only knows how.

Paragliding World Cup Tour, Brazil 2017

Between September 3rd and September 9th, 2017 the Paragliding World Cup Tour visited beautiful Pico Do Gaviao in Brazil. Pico Do Gaviao, Hawk's peak...

First Female Afghan Paraglider

Say Hello to Afghanistan's First Female Paraglider It's not every day that a mother and resident of Afghanistan, a country not historically known for its...

Paramotor Foot Drag Disaster

This week's Tuesday's Tumble includes a paramotor pilot learning to foot drag the hard way! It appears no one here was seriously injured other than...

Rope Swing from Paraglider

Captured and submitted by professional BASE jumper Quentin Luçon. Quentin and friends team up to make one unique rope swing out of thin air...

Paragliding Drop from Hot Air Balloon

Thomas Schäfer drops from 10,000 feet while harnessed from the bottom of hot air balloon. Filmed in Germany.

RECORD BREAKING NEWS

A new world record for a 3 point sequential large formation jump was recorded on October 27, 2017, in Eloy, Arizona. Skydivers from around the...
56 skydivers from the group EuroChicks now officially hold the Women's World Sequential Record in skydiving. The 3 formation 56 point jump was part of a...
Miles Daisher is no stranger to the BASE jumping world, as a matter of fact, he is somewhat of a legend amongst the BASE...
As of July 2017 Kenny Meyer of Sussex, New Jersey has become the oldest living skydiver. The 102-year-old resident of a small town woke up...

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Slip ‘n Slide Skydive

This group raised the bar, literally, on the backyard favorite of slip 'n slide by taking it to the sky. After sliding out of the...

2017 USPA National Collegiate Parachuting Championship

The United States Parachute Association's National Collegiate Parachuting Championship took place from December 27th, 2017 to January 2nd, 2018 at the Florida Skydiving Center in...

British Army Sergeant Faces Retrial for Attempted Murder of Wife

Sergeant Emile Cilliers, a member of the Royal Army Physical Training Corps, is now facing a retrial for the attempted murder of his wife...

The 9th Annual FAI World Cup of Canopy Flying

The 9th FAI World Cup of Canopy Flying wrapped up earlier this month, taking place from November 27th to December 1st, 2017 at Skydive...

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Powered Parachute World Record

An old documentary about a powered parachute record that was set back 2003.

GoPro Survives 12,500 Foot Fall

Skydiver Lucas Damn’s helmet-cam made skydiving news when it was knocked out of its casing as he jumped out of the plane in a...

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Skydivers Banned in Oz

Lawrence, KS is making headlines in skydiving news in whether it should allow skydiving at its municipal airport. The issue emerged again publicly at the...

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81-way World-Record

81-way world-record skydiving parachute formation

Good Samaritan Pilot Attacked

When a paraglider pilot decided to be a Good Samaritan and talk to a group of troubled youths, he had no idea that his good deed would end up in a trip to the hospital.

United States Skydiving Nationals

The 2008 U.S. National Skydiving Championships was held between October 19-25, 2008 in Elroy Arizona.

Everest Skydive 2008

Skydivers from around the world converged on Shyangboche at the foot of Mount Everest for the first annual "Everest Skydive".

GPS 101 – The Basics

Your at 800 feet, thermals are playing out, you see the landing zone about a mile away and wonder if you can make it....

Wind 101 – The Basics

What makes the wind blow? There are two primary causes for the wind.

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Airplane Lands on Freeway

A small aircraft made an emergency landing on a busy New York State highway.

Threading the Needle

Zac Majors is a six-time U.S. National Champion and owner of the Hang Gliding Academy located in Knightsen, California. He is instructor and record...

Public Rallies behind Ultralights

What kind of vision for the future doesn't include the ultralight? The US Fish and Wildlife Services', apparently. On October 15, 2015 the organization released...

Winter Gliding Preparation

The time has once again come for all of us to pack it up or bundle up. With the cold weather upon us, it...

Paraglider Pilot Buzzes Landscapers

Must happened all the time... landscapers doesn't bother to watch

Rex Ryan goes skydiving because ‘I like to live’

Sometimes just jumping out of a perfectly good airplane and freefalling through the air is not enough for the typical thrill seeker. Sometimes, the...

Red Bull X-Alps 2015

The Red Bull X-Alps title has been decided, and in the end, it didn't have to go far. For the fourth straight year, Christian "Chrigel"...