Airman's jump helps shatter world record
- SKYDIVING DOG. // Scholastic Action;9/6/2010, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p2
A photograph of a dog and a soldier skydiving in Austria is presented.
- Langley reservist helps set new skydiving world record. // Citizen Airman: The Official Magazine of the Air National Guard ;Feb2004, Vol. 56 Issue 1, p18
An individual mobilization augmentee who has been involved in skydiving for almost 25 years joined approximately 100 jumpers from 11 countries during the week of Thanksgiving to establish a new world record for formation flying. Over a five-day period from November 25 to 29, 2003, in Lake Wales,...
- Jumping the board. // National Geographic World;Jul92, Issue 203, p30
Comments on sky surfing, a sport in which enthusiasts strap their feet to a customized surf board and jump from an airplane more than two miles above the Earth.
- First-time skydiver goes for glory. Huntington, Sharon // Christian Science Monitor;8/19/96, Vol. 88 Issue 185, p16
Recounts the author's first skydiving experience. Fears of the skydiver; Training for the skydiving.
- Sky diving: What a blast! Halls, Kelly Milner // Child Life;Sep95, Vol. 74 Issue 6, p4
Focuses on skydiving at Flyaway, an indoor sky diving facility in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. Facility description; Cost; Safety equipment.
- Going where the surf is always up. Zeman, N.; Howard, L. // Newsweek;6/8/1992, Vol. 119 Issue 23, p6
Describes the sport of sky surfing. Discussion of equipment used in this highly dangerous sport; Why only expert sky divers are qualified to try this activity; Formation of the world's first skyboard company in California; Additional details regarding this trend.
- Take a leap of faith at SkyDive Arizona. Skonieczny, Alexa // Inside Tucson Business;7/12/2013, Vol. 23 Issue 6, p8
The article offers information on the SkyDive Arizona which is the biggest dropzones in the world located in Eloy, Arizona.
- Fear of dying. Graham, Lamar // GQ: Gentlemen's Quarterly;Apr93, Vol. 63 Issue 4, p220
Presents a firsthand account of skydiving following the author's six hours of Accelerated Free Fall (AFF) training at Ranch Parachute Club, located outside Gardiner, New York. Statistics on the numbers of people across the US who made parachute jumps in 1992; US Parachute Association approved...
- Sky dive. Vorreyer, Donna J. // Children's Playmate Magazine;Jul/Aug94, Vol. 66 Issue 5, p2
Poses a question for children about sky diving, with an accompanying illustration.