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    DescriptionThe Parachute and Its Pilot is the singular resource for canopy flight information. Whether you're a new jumper looking to further your education or an expert canopy pilot seeking tips on advancing your techniques, this book has something for you. The book is jam-packed with information compiled over twenty years of skydiving experience and offers technical, straightforward explanations of ram air parachute flight. Written by one of the industry's leading parachute designers, The Parachute and Its Pilot is a must-have handbook for every skydiver.

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    The Parachute and its Pilot
    The Ultimate Guide for the Ram-Air Aviator
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Brian Germain
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 176
    Width: 213 mm
    Height: 277 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 499 g
    ISBN 13: 9780977627721
    ISBN 10: 0977627721

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T15.0
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SPO
    B&T General Subject: 760
    LC classification: GV
    Libri: I-SR
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24420
    Ingram Subject Code: SR
    Abridged Dewey: 797
    BIC subject category V2: WSF
    BISAC V2.8: SPO001000
    DC22: 797.56
    Thema V1.0: SMC
    Illustrations note
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    Brian Germain
    Imprint name
    Brian Germain
    Publication date
    28 May 2009
    Publication City/Country
    Vienna, VA
    Author Information
    Brian Germain began his skydiving career in 1986. Since then, he has made over 10,000 jumps and has been a successful competitor in canopy swooping, sport accuracy, four-way relative work, and free flying. He has a B.A. from the University of Vermont and did his psychology masters work at Naropa University. His research targets the implications of mental state on safety issues in adventure situations, as well as, effects on personality transformation and personal growth. He is the author of several books including: Vertical Journey, Transcending Fear, and Greenlight Your Life. He is the president of Big Air Sportz, Inc., and has designed many canopies. He continues to lecture worldwide on the topic of safety in sport parachuting.