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Reserve parachute and AAD

Now it seem to be all happening. I received the PD reserve 160 and the Cypres 2 Expert 1-pin AAD last week. I would expect the Cypres to come in a nice packet, which it did, but I didn’t have a clue how the parachute would be packed. Well, it literally came “as is”. I put it in a bag myself so it wouldn’t get stained or damaged – not that a plastic bag is any real protection.

The reserve parachute is made by a company called Performance Designs based in DeLandand, Florida, US and the Cypres AAD by a German company Airtec GmbH based in Bad Wünnenberg in Germany. I hope I never have to use them both actively, but its good to know they are new and hopefully in good working order. Now all I have to wait for is the main parachute from Škofja Loka and I am set to hand everything over to a rigger so he/she can put it all together.

The last piece of equipment is an audible altimeter + a jump data tracker in one. It is made by a Danish compancy Larsen & Brusgaard and the instrument is called ProTrack.


2 Comments

  1. Luisa Millán

    14th March 2007 at 08:49

    heyy!
    its great all youre daily journay,
    im luisa from chihuahua mexico , i really like youre blog. i went to slovenia last year and it was one of the places i really liked .
    hope to chat with u someday
    cheers

  2. Hi Luisa

    Thank you. I am thrilled that you liked our country. We are very proud of it and I am quite sorry I will have to move to Wales next month. You can contact me through Skype (McDragonSI) or later through Google Chat, once I install the program on my PC.

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