1984 Issues

This list contains the major articles and captions of each issue of Skydiving magazine. The list is in ascending chronological order; the date after each issue number is the date of publication. (Copies of most back issues are still available; click here for ordering information.)

Issue #54: 12/26/1984

Cross Porting Hints; Container Plastics; FXC 12000 Installations; AVEMCO Cancels Product Liability Insurance; Zephyrhills DZ Produces Video; USPA Ram-Air Rigger Program May Be Dropped; Skydive Alaska Close to Launching `Boogie Machine'; Liability, Insurance Problems Worry DZ Operators; CRW Seminar in N.C.; Autana Expedition Rescheduled; Florida Jumper Wins Sweepstakes; Injured Jumper Receives $500,000; Coors Jumps Into Reagan Rally; Perris Cuts Thanksgiving Prices; POPS 1985 Plans; Rumors Spark Price Increases; Cruislite Beta Announced; Style & Accuracy School Opens; FAA Proposes New Airspace Type That Will Restrict Parachuting; Army Team Records Nixed; Calif. Jumpers Dominate Z'Hills Meet

Issue #53: 11/16/1984 (This issue is no longer available)

Silicone Spray; Strong Lopos; Kevlar Tips; Chlorine and Nylon; Okla. Fatality Involves Novice; Money Scarce for CRW Teams; Guest Comment: Understanding Each Other; First Look: National Parahute Industries Warp 111; Fatal Jump Aircraft Accident Blamed on Faulty In-Flight Door; Airport Evicts Oklahoma DZ; Fla.-Ga. Council Forming; Westgaard Hosts Rigger's Party; Army Sets Accuracy Records; 100-Mile Award Explained; Attorney to Address PEIA Meeting; French Skydiving on the Move; Modification to SST Racer Urged; Army Team Buys Mirage Rigs; Para-Flite Raises Prices; Jump from Smoke Stack: `A Protest'; Bridge Day Draws 248 Jumpers; Video DZ Waiver Available; Judging Course Set for January; Georgia 4-Way Meet `Humbling'; 1985 PEIA Rigger Convention to Focus on Basic Techniques; Cliff Jumper Plans Lawsuit; U.S. Team Does Well at CRW World Cup; Clutch Wins Speed Star Meet

Issue #52: 10/16/1984 (This issue is no longer available)

School Trains Hand Deploy; USPA Board Meets in D.C.; Skywalker Tests Paddle Release; Denver Centauruses Back in Air; Problems Plague World Record CRW Attempts; Tandem Program: Some Bugs; Louisburg Meet Gets Rain Date; Care of the 3-Ring Release; Jump Plane Radio Procedures: Let Locals Know; Ballistics Urged for Ultralights; First Look: GQ Security's Mariah and Sirocco; Student Training `Downunder'; Golden Knights Celebrate 25th; National Develops 28 Reserve; F-111 Not Alone in Market--Harris F-111; Worth Jumps from Eiffel Tower; 25,000-Ft. Jump at Spaceland; GQ Security Wins Lawsuit; Kabeller Revamps Z'Hills; Army Wins World Cup 8-Way; GQ Security Exits Sport; Three Jump Golden Gate Bridge; Quest to Visit Taiwan; Bridge Jump Ban Snuffed; SSE, Inc., Recommends Grounding Sentinels; Eastern Bloc Takes World S&A Meet

Issue #51: 09/11/1984

NTSB Concerned About Drug Use; Rigger Convention Held in Okla.; Orange and Elsinore DZs Sell Assets; N.C. Meet Date Changed; Neveda Boogie Set; How to Get an FAA TSO for Parachutes; Wind Tunnel Tests Flying Skills; El Capitan Jumpers Fined; Equipment and Other Considerations for Jumping New River Gorge Bridge; Plans Announced for Jumping from New River Bridge; Jumpers Demonstrate AFF Exit from Cessna 206; Army Grounds Airotech Rigs; AFF East Buys Southern Cross; Rigging Hint Misleading; Club Hosts Invitational RW Meet; Dallas DZs Run Combined Boogies; Skydiving's Chart of Ram-Air Main Canopies; Ad on Herbie Hogs; Grandpa's Jumpfest Features Fun; BASE Mishap Hurts Calif. Jumper; California DZ Operators Meet; Calif. DZ Opens; U.S. to Enter CRW World Cup; 540 Attend Herd Boogie; New RW Awards; Three Killed in CRW Accident; North Carolina Speed Star Meet; GQ Security, Others Trim Staffs; Freak Brother Convention: Biggest Yet

Issue #50: 08/06/1984 (Copies no longer available.)

Jim West Sells Greene County DZ; Plans Announced for Bridge Day; Budewiser, Tension Free, Eclipse Win CRW Events at U.S. Nationals; Old Velcro; Jump Shack South Free Bags; Warp 3 Modification; Sentinel Batteries; Vector Reserve Container Modified; GQ Security Reportedly for Sale; Reunion Planned; Skys West DZ Plans Boogie; The Great Jumpsuit Controversy; Calif. Group Prepares for High Altitude Jumps; Industry Meeting Mulls Sport's Sluggish Growth; Annex Changes Mirage; FAA OKs Inflight Door for Cessna 206; California Parachute Club Loses DZ; Coors Brewery Has Plans for Skydiving; Council Meet Canceled; Para-Flite Adds to Nimbus Line; Kabeller Says Southern Cross DZ Sold; Owner-Built Parachute Readied for Sale; FAA Scrutinizes General Aviation; Carl Boenish Killed in Norway; Para-Waterski Meet

Issue #49: 06/25/1984

CRW Glossary; Texas Teams Take CRW Seminar on the Road; Strong Starlite Tandems; Links; Ring Reminder; Main Container `Through Loops'; Mirage; Racer Updates; Jumper Descends by Chin Strap; Fatality Attributed to Turbulence; Two Very Different Canopies: National Sting Ray and Para-Flite Numbus; Legal Barriers to Tandem Jumping Nearly Cleared; Perris DC-3 Damaged; Canopy Badly Damaged During Tandem Jump; Oklahoma DZ Plans for Tandem Jumps; Spaceland Boogie Attracts 300; Adventure Loft Markets Student Rig; Raven Canopies Granted TSO; Manufacturers Draft Tandem Training Requirements; Coors Takes Skysweeps Meet

Issue #48: 05/15/1984 (This issue is no longer available)

School Takes AFF to Europe; Parachuting Accidents Go to Court; A Conversation With Carl Boenish; USPA Clarifies New RW Rules; SSE Stops Supplying Spare Altimeter Parts; Kevin Gibson Joins Skydiving; Anti-Jumping Bill Loses in Conn.; Australia Prepares for CRW Cup; 90-Way Formation Built in Fla.; Para-Flite Offers 9-cell Nimbus

Issue #47: 04/10/1984

Parachute Equipment Assn. Meets in Salt Lake City; French Boogies; A Conversation With Carl Boenish; 290 Attend St. Patrick's Day Boogie; FXC AAD Bulletin; Record Attempt Unsuccessful; Buddy Jumping Bothers USPA; DOD Grounds Military Jumpers; Upside-Down RW Meet; Jumpfest Features Novel Event; California DZ Moves; POPS Winter Meet Draws 58; Fueling Mishap; Incident With Chaser Hurts Jump Shack; Women Set World RW Record

Issue #46: 03/15/1984

Army Tests German Low Altitude System; Kabeller Buys Zephyrhills Drop Zone; Tax Break Boogie; National Announces More New Ram-Airs; FAA Advises Against Plasic Ripcord Handles; Jumper Bounces at Zephyrhills But Lives; USPA and DZs Looking for Insurance; USPA Board Meets in Salt Lake City; 3-Ring Test and Replacement Procedures Published

Issue #45: 02/09/1984

Army Team Seeks Officers; Starcrest Seeks Lost Customers; Women's Record Attempt Set for March; Development of Tandem Jumping Continues; Triggering: How to Beat Brainlock; General Aviation Safety Improves; 84-Way Attempt Set for Perris; Glide Path International Readies New Ram-Air Canopies for Market; High Winds Injure Demo Jumpers; California Jumpers Aim for Record; Bonitz Plans 8-Way Competition; Skydive Deland Plans Easter Bash; Southern Cross DZ for Sale; Para-Ski Meet; Otter Boogie Set; 3-Ring Release Rings Found Defective; National Readies New Ram-Air

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