jumpmaster


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jumpmaster

The person designated to supervise a parachutist's exit from the aircraft. He or she is an airborne-qualified individual who is in command of the stick of parachutists from the time they enter the aircraft until they exit. See also stick (ii).
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Or more specifically, the door of the airplane I was hanging out of back in '94.1 have often wondered what the jumpmaster thought when I didn't let go.
"As I made my way to the door, I heard the engine rev up and the jumpmaster pushed me back." He added, dejected, "I thought to myself that we had come all this way to go back to England." However, the aircraft race-tracked and headed back to the DZ to drop the two remaining paratroopers.
He motioned to another jumper for help, and the two drag the jumpmaster off the ramp, where pure oxygen is pumped into his lungs.
In addition to his liaison role, Lampe doubled as an assistant jumpmaster on his C-130 aircraft and was one of the last to jump onto the Rio Hate drop zone.
A master chief aircrew member, master jumpmaster (free fall / static line), and dive master, Mr.
After a safe but hard landing, I discussed my decision-making process with the jumpmaster. He told me that I "made the right decision for the wrong reason"--not something you want to do in a life-or-death situation.
CSM O'Neal's military schools include: All NCO Professional Development Courses, Basic Airborne Course, Air Assault Course, Faculty Development Course, Small Group Leader Instructor Course, Medical Management of Chemical Casualties Course, Middle Managers Development Course, Navy Designing Educational Programs Course, Flight Medical Aidman Course, Combat Casualty Care Course, Marine Corps Summer Mountain Leaders Course, Marine Corps Helicopter Rope Suspension Training Course, Rappel Master Course, Rope Master Course, Navy Landing Force Medical Planners Course, and Jumpmaster Course.
The crew chief and jumpmaster assessed the jumper's condition, but they couldn't tell if he was conscious.
"If a pilot or jumpmaster could not locate the exact drop zone, the troops would jump and fight the best way they could."
An airborne-qualified noncommissioned officer also sets his sights on the Jumpmaster Course.
In addition, Skydive Sebastian is to offer a tandem skydive program where a newcomer to the sport is strapped to a professional jumpmaster who opens the canopy (parachute) and guides the jump.
Fosco - full name Sergeant Major Fosco - plunged 12,500ft from a plane in a tandem jump with his handler Sergeant Chris Lalonde and a parachute jumpmaster.