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The story of the Parachute Training School in Rhodesia
Old 07-14-2017, 06:34   #1
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The story of the Parachute Training School in Rhodesia

This blog is written by the CO of the PTS Salisbury Rhodesia and extends from the first instructor's course through to specialised Pathfinder and HALO/HAHO operational jumps done by the Rhodesian SAS as well as the RLI.
I am sure American readers will enjoy the inventive techniques and equipment used while the country was under sanctions. The informal attitude of a very professional bunch of people who often did as many as three operational jumps a day in that small and brave landlocked country.
http://highabovefarbeyond.blogspot.co.za/2017/04/
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Old 11-10-2017, 15:40   #2
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Also check out Action Stations by Kevin Milligan at http://kevinmilligan.com/. Great read about the school.

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This blog is written by the CO of the PTS Salisbury Rhodesia and extends from the first instructor's course through to specialised Pathfinder and HALO/HAHO operational jumps done by the Rhodesian SAS as well as the RLI.
I am sure American readers will enjoy the inventive techniques and equipment used while the country was under sanctions. The informal attitude of a very professional bunch of people who often did as many as three operational jumps a day in that small and brave landlocked country.
http://highabovefarbeyond.blogspot.co.za/2017/04/
Good read. Thanks. Loved the dry humor

Feels my jump wing just shrank 3 sizes down comparing the cojones of those blokes. 3 combat jumps in a day? Through a pitch black hole on the floor?
What the
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The blog is ongoing with many more chapters and characters. All great chaps. I know most of them, including Milligan.

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Good read. Thanks. Loved the dry humor

Feels my jump wing just shrank 3 sizes down comparing the cojones of those blokes. 3 combat jumps in a day? Through a pitch black hole on the floor?
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