Up to now, we have 294 real recorded Life Savings.
Student experienced a problem with one steering line (broken steering line) and was unable to efficiently
control his canopy. At approximately 300 m (much too low), he decided to cut away the main canopy.
He went then back for 2 seconds in free fall and the Vigil activated almost immediately. He made no attempt to
pull his reserve ripcord.
After exit the skydiver got into an unstable position and while the main parachute was opening the spare opened at the same time as well. The closing-loop of the spare was cut by the product means Vigil was faster.
This was the second jump that day. First jump proceeded corectly. Second jump - 1500m. Skydiver made 2 barrel rolls and then beelyfly. During opening uncontroled his silhouette and freefalled up to Vigil activation
During AFF level 4 jump, student was unstable and tryed to regain stability without opening nor his main
nor his reserve. Vigil fired and activated the reserve parachute. Student landed without further problem under his reserve.
Initiation of main canopy deployment at 1000m, main full inflated at 800m, uncontrolled spindown due to C-lines entanglement, spindown stopped at 500m and appears again, cutaway, AAD activation before initiation of reserve deployment, normal reserve opening.
Départ à 4000m et pas d'action sur le parachute principal ni sur le secours.
Jumper failed to find pilot chute or reserve handle. Jumper said he was unstable flopping arround on his back when Vigil fired.
I'm 82 years old and was dropped 5km away from aerodrome at 4000m. at 1500m some turbulences coccured and went to my back + spinning. Impossible to read my altimeter and my Neptune didn't bip. The Vigil activated and realeased my reserve.
finding main release till vigil fired
Zijn hacky sack niet gevonden. Droge reserve getrokken maar iets te laat omdat Vigil sneller was.