Technical Treatise Aerodynamic Decelerators Poynter Poynter puts technical part parachute design construction plain language that nonengineers understand Skydiving Magazine Poynter contributed more parachute literature than other author Dan Tarasievich Past President Parachute Industry Association Complete Parachute Encyclopedia Manual covers everything there know about parachute Packing Mar 28, 2002 I personally dont have any experience with" The Parachute manual" I do however own" Parachuting A Skydivers Handbook" by Dan Poynter and Mike Turnoff which gives fairly good info all round but is a little outdated.
The parachute manual: a technical treatise on the parachute Dan Poynter Snippet view 1977. About the author (1984) Dan Poynter was born on September 17, 1938. He received a bachelor's degree in social science from California State University, Chico. He worked in The books by Dan Poynter are a fountain of knowledge, every rigger should have access to copies of the Parachute Manual Volumes 1& 2, ideally you should have your own copy of at least Volume 1.
Much of this manual will refer to Poynters for further study. Parachute Rigger Handbook Dan Poynter (September 17, 1938November 3, 2015) was an American author, consultant, publisher, professional speaker and parachute designer. Starting in 1969, he wrote more than 130 books, many reports, and more than 800 magazine articles, most of them on book publishing.
The writing and publishing of The SelfPublishing Manual in 1979 propelled him to notoriety in the publishing industry. The Parachute Manual, A Technical Treatise on Aerodynamic Decelerators by Dan Poynter covers everything there is to know about the parachute: packing, rigging, alterations, design, repairs, materials, regulations, manufacture, specifications, loft layout, rigging tools, all the personnel parachute assemblies and parts with change notices and much, much more.
Dan Poynter is a parachute designer, master parachute rigger, pilot and teacher of parachute repair with over 1, 200 jumps. Since 1962, his mission has been to improve the industry through the publication of helpful and useful information on parachutes.
Since 1969, Dan Poynter has written and published more than 100 books including Writing Nonfiction, The SelfPublishing Manual, and The Skydiver's Handbook.
Dan Poynter's seminars have been featured on CNN, his books have been pictured in The Wall Street Journal, and his story has been told in U.
S Dan Poynter is a skydiver, parachute rigger and pilot. He worked as a parachute designer for years and has all the licenses and rating in skydiving. He was recently nominated to the Skydiving Hall of Fame.
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