DIY – Project – Make your own parachute

DIY – Project – Make your own parachute

The brief was to create a small skydiving parachute to scale for instruction purposes indoors For this, Paul from Skydive Wild Geese sent a retired canopy as a reference and a source of material. The first thing to do was kite it up! Getting some reference photos and...
Pull Down Apex Recovery Parachute

Pull Down Apex Recovery Parachute

Ok, so I’ve made a medium size pull-down apex and it worked so well I thought I’d scale it down a bit – to a little bigger than a dinner plate. I made a rough which deployed quite nicely in the lounge one night. Then I got to thinking about a mass...