Tandem instructor Mike Hennessy gears up a tandem student at Connecticut Parachutists Inc. in Ellington.
Justin Fuller performs a gear check on Alyssa Buron before boarding the plane at Skydive Tennessee in Tullahoma.
Instructor Matt Leonard of Superior Flight Solutions films James Deller’s landing for use in the debrief during a canopy course at Jumptown in Orange Massachusetts.
Jumpers gather around a life-flight helicopter during a Safety Day seminar at Skydive Paraclete XP in Raeford, North Carolina.
At Skydive Arizona in Eloy, veteran canopy formation skydivers Kevin Vetter (top) and Pat Marcanio (center) teach Julia Wilde the finer points of taking docks as she learns the discipline.
Instructors Kyle Whittier and Carmen Villamil (who mentions this photo in her “Profile” in this issue) take a student on his first AFF jump at Start Skydiving in Middletown, Ohio.
Canopy formation coach Brian Stempin high fives new CF jumper Scot Flynn during a training jump at the Freeze Your Pups event at Skydive DeLand in Florida.
Organizer Christy Frikken smiles for the camera while leading a jump during the P3 Sequential Camp at Skydive Perris in California.
During the Aeronautrixx Unicorn Sisters in Skydiving Boogie at Skydive California in Tracy, organizer Julie Kleinwort and Jack Wang assemble a Mr. Potato Head in freefall, a fun activity that also helps to develop proximity skills.
A tandem student points out his altitude as he makes his first skydive with instructor Jeff Whitt at Skydive Spaceland–Houston in Rosharon, Texas.
AFF Instructor Tim Hajewski guides an AFF student through the landing pattern at Skydive Milwaukee in East Troy, Wisconsin.
Diana Martin checks her altitude during an AFF jump with instructors Erin Engelsen (left) and Dennis Dorman at Skydive the Ranch in Gardiner, New York.
Fashion model Gracen Taylor-Marie Kerr makes her first skydive with instructor David Fulk at CarolinaFest at Skydive Carolina in South Carolina. (Weird coincidence alert: The instructor, student and photographer on this jump all share the same birthday—December 11.)
North Central Regional Director and AFF Instructor Examiner Michael Wadkins geeks the camera while evaluating instructor candidates Connor McCauley and Constantin Mircea Moisei during an AFF rating course at Skydive Twin Cities in Baldwin, Wisconsin.
Paul Wyckoff (right) gets freefly coaching from P.J. Jackson at Skydive Paraclete XP in Raeford, North Carolina.
Michael Erickson (black and yellow rig) coaches John Kidd Sr. at Skydive Spaceland-Dallas in Whitewright, Texas.
Instructors Anastasis Sideris and Dimitris Sourlis exit with a Category C AFF student at Skydive Athens in Kopaida, Greece.
During a USPA Tandem Instructor Rating Course during the Red Bull Fly Girls event at Skydive DeLand in Florida, rating candidate Katie Hansen and a faux student perform a mock exit.
Safety and Training Advisor Keri Bell points out the signatures of the 59 A-license holders that Skydive Kapowsin in Shelton, Washington, trained in 2018.
At Skydive DeLand in Florida, instructor Luis Prinetto hosts a discussion with attendees of a Leading Workshop course, which gives ﬂyers the tools to successfully lead and participate in movement jumps.
At Skydive the Ranch in Gardiner, New York, AFF student Kyle Nielson makes his required hop-and-pop jump from 3,500 feet.
Niklas Daniel practices a head-down outfacing carve around a skyball over Skydive Arizona in Eloy.
Photo by Steve Curtis | D-20818
From left, William Middlebrooks, Cate Allington and Lauren Byrd practice an AFF exit from the Otter during CarolinaFest at Skydive Carolina in Chester, South Carolina.
Photo by Elliot Byrd | D-32251
Instructors Tammer Ramini (left and Dan Doyle take and AFF student on his first jump at Skydive Orange in Virginia.
Photo by David Cherry | D-33500
AFF Instructor Cat Brown gives a hand signal to her student at Connecticut Parachutists Inc. in Ellington.
Photo By David Gerstein | D-28242
Having just landed, a tandem pair watches another pair come in on its final approach at Skydive Orange in Virginia.
Photo by David Cherry | D-33500
AFF Instructors Anastasis Sideris and Dimitris Sourlis fly with student Christos Tsoros at USPA Foreign Affiliate Skydive Athens in Kastro, Greece.
Photo by Ioannis Vlachiotis | D-31871
Tony Bourke uses humor and colorful language to get across his points during a Safety Day presentation at Skydive Oregon in Molalla.
Photo by Mark Leglise | C-44062
During an AFF Instructor Rating Course at Skydive Phoenix in Maricopa, Arizona, candidate Jason Allison (top) exits with AFF Instructor Examiner Dave Lepka for an evaluation jump.
Photo by Jeff Agard | D-16906
Videographer Lauren Piscatelli shoots her mother making a skydive with tandem instructor Dan Hammond at Skydive Carolina in Chester, South Carolina.
Photo by Terry Hopkins | D-24503
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