The Inaugural Tim Bates Award (2008)

In the presence of the rest of Tim’s family, Anne Bates and Rebecca Infanti took the stage to discuss this prestigious award and make its inaugural presentation. The award recognises the passion, ability, input, excellence and contribution of an outstanding APF member. Tim Bates was described by many as a role model, and the award Read more about The Inaugural Tim Bates Award (2008)[…]

Skydiving and Digital Photography

Many folks have been keeping their eyes on digital photography with a view to skydiving for some time. Historically, Digital Cameras have suffered from four problems – the relatively low resolution available, an inability to fire the shutter remotely, latency in processing the image and getting it to a memory card – and, of course, Read more about Skydiving and Digital Photography[…]

Who wants to be a millionaire?

I do. I’ve always believed that freefallers and canopy pilots should be afforded the same treatment as rock stars and Formula One drivers. 100 extremely fortunate people had the opportunity to live like one, for one precious week, in Bali, August 2004 – as with a frenzy of last-minute activity, jumpers from 17 countries converged Read more about Who wants to be a millionaire?[…]

Night Jumps (indulgent)

I jump at a Dropzone about a three quarter hour drive from Adelaide in Strathalbyn, South Australia. It’s a farming locality, but becomingly increasingly famous for its wines, with the adjacent Langhornes Creek Wineries encroaching and maybe one day becoming a landing hazard. But it’s the nice thing about Adelaide: you can drive for forty Read more about Night Jumps (indulgent)[…]

Assertive Spotting for “C” License

I jump at a Dropzone about a three quarter hour drive from Adelaide in Strathalbyn, South Australia. It’s a farming locality, but becomingly increasingly famous for its wines, with the adjacent Langhornes Creek Wineries encroaching and maybe one day becoming a landing hazard. But it’s the nice thing about Adelaide: you can drive for forty Read more about Assertive Spotting for “C” License[…]

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