Flying with a Skyball is considered as a top skill in skydiving.
© Vladimir Milosavljevic
Patent # P-295/01
READ THIS FIRST!
Carefully read this manual giving special attention to those items marked "Warning" or in red.
RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE OWNER
1. Use your Vladiball ONLY with a responsible ball master who knows how
to fly the ball properly.
For freeflying, Vladi ball (with
shot) should be weighing 1.3 lbs, (590 grams) falls
at ~155 MPH.
New Vladiball provides enough internal space so that a ball could be filled with steel shot only and still reach freefly speeds.
supplied sportsman gun shops carry shot in 25lb. bags for around $16. (about
64 cents worth will fill the ball)
Skydive with Vladiball only when the temperature at the DZ (ground) is between 15ºC and 40ºC (59°F and 104°F)
SOME OF THE VLADIBALL SAFETY RULLES ESTABLISHED IN DROP ZONES WORLD WIDE
1) Vladiball jumpres exit first
3) For enhanced safety, never jump
over populated area
4) Ball jumpers are required to report every unsuccessful ball jump (loss of the ball) to the manifest
Ball master & student:
2) Ball student could be a person with minimum of 200 skydives.
INSTRUCTIONS AND WARNINGS
HOW TO TREAT YOUR VLADIBALL?
With proper care your Fluid Arts Vladiball should last up to 4 years depending on its treatment and
environment. Follow these tips and your Vladiball
will be your best friend.
2. The ball is
somewhat fragile to squeezing, especially when full of weight. Whenever
you have loaded Vladiball in your hands, try not to
shear it, but to gently press ball's halves one into another.
Use of this product and participation in the sport involves inherent risks of injury or death.
To reduce risks:
Never attempt to fly the ball beyond your
skills. Beginners should seek a skilled ball master to jump the ball with.
Read owner's manual before use.