In the late 1990s wingsuits were developed by adding fabric between the wearers’ legs and under their arms which provided enough lift to allow humans to fly. Similar to the way flying squirrels are configured, wingsuits are complimented with a canopy parachute which can be deployed once the wingsuit flyer unzips the arm wings to allow safe operation of the skydiving parachute. [Read more...]
One of the most important rules of piloting aircraft is the “see and be seen” rule where each pilot in command is required to see and avoid other aircraft.
To the novice pilot or uninitiated this may seem like a very simple rule to follow; however, trying to gauge another aircraft’s speed, altitude and direction are not as simple as one might expect. [Read more...]