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Archive for November 2008

One cold Saturday afternoon

November 24, 2008

Ahhh, I almost forgot to report my one jump on Saturday! I had other errands to do, but I wanted to make sure I ran out to the dropzone and to pay my rigger, Mike Gruwell of Chuting Star.  I just had my reserve repacked and my brake lines replaced. Jump #157 I did a […]

Reserve repack now 180 days

November 22, 2008

Effective December 19, 2008, the reserve repack interval for sport parachutes has been increased from 120 to 180 days. See here for more information. The USPA website also makes mention of it. Ever since I started skydiving, I’ve heard a lot of discussion around this.  It seems the FAA has decided to finally follow suit […]

Halloween Boogie at Skydive The Farm

November 2, 2008

On November 1st, I attended the Halloween Boogie at Skydive the Farm.  It was a warm day, 65 degrees, and the hanger was packed with lots of people and parachutes on the soft carpet floor.  There was a buzz of busy packers, and as the next load headed to the aircraft, another returned only to […]