It’s 530 am and the Forida sun may not be up, but the Aviation section of the Golden Knights is. Several preparations must be completed prior to the first jump of the day, ranging from servicing the aircraft to extensive pre-flight inspections. This is often accomplished with a strong flash light and gloves. (more…)
Safety is paramount in everything we do. It all begins with professional training, repetition, debriefing and more training.The team safety officer always goes to the demonstration site to check out the proposed landing site to check for poles, trees, power lines, holes and anything else that would hinder the safe landing of the parachutist, tandem passengers or audience attending the show, which the team would be performing for at an event. (more…)
Part 3 of the Winter Training 2011 series.