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Issue 84

ASM Australian Skydiver Magazine

ASM is a vibrant magazine showcasing the fabulous sport of skydiving, it's spirited people, it's variety of disciplines, it's sensational events and the 70+ drop zones around Australia.

All Members of the Australian Parachute Federation who hold a current Sporting Licence and 'A' Licence automatically receive the ASM as part of their annual membership.

Non APF members can subscribe to the ASM online.

Many technical articles are published in the interests of safety and education, and past issues can be downloaded from the ASM Online Archives.

ASM is the people's mag and is based on contributions from the skydiving community. The mag is always after input and ideas, please feel free to contribute:

  • author a technical article or series of articles
  • start your own column
  • report on a competition, boogie or event
  • send in your Drop Zone Dayz story and photos
  • submit a cover shot or photographic pictorial
  • send in fun snap shots, notables and quotes for Parapenalia
  • submit photos for Ouch! 
  • write a poem
  • tell us your first jump story or about your course for The Blue Room
  • scare us with your No Shit There I Was story
  • inform the masses of new equipment or advancements
  • enlight us with some tips and traps
  • interview or profile a 10,000 Jump Pig

Go to the ASM Online Archives for the origins of ASM including the original ASM of the 60s and 70s, followed by 20 years of Rambling On magazine.

You can also leave your classifieds on this website free of charge, if you have skydiving equipment or accessories for sale.


Issue 84


  • And the Winner is... Australia
  • Winter Froth
  • 65-way Female Vertical World Record
  • State Championships
  • Aussie Big-Way Camp
  • The Elephant in the Room
  • Safety Matters
  • Don Woodland Jump Pig
  • iFly Perth
  • Formation Skydiving Intermediate Change Time
  • Pull ya Strings + Train the Trainer
  • Pull ya Tandem Strings
  • Milestones @ Langhorne Creek
  • Far North Freefall Xmas Party Boogie
  • B-Certificate to Star Crest
  • DZ Directory


Issue 83


  • Directors Direction
  • FAI World Wingsuit Champs
  • The Dangers of Upsizing
  • Going Big Over Nagambie
  • Displays - Big Deals, Big Pressure
  • Display of Persistance
  • Equinox Boogie
  • C-17 Globemasters Jumps
  • Halloween Long Weekend
  • Train the Trainer
  • Safety Matters
  • DZ Dayz
  • Ring The Bell
  • DZ Directory


Issue 82


  • Shane Onis
  • World Champs
  • On the Air
  • Flaj Flaj
  • Balloon Jumps
  • No Shit There I was
  • SQPC - Classic & Sport Accuracy
  • Downunder Dynamics - Tips for Progression in Freefly
  • Russian Skydivers - Who are they?
  • Jump Pig - Jules McConnel & Craig “ORBY” Sander
  • Keep Danger at a Distance
  • Safety Matters
  • The Australian Indoor Skydiving Championships
  • Supercharge Your Skills
  • SEQS4W4E1
  • Ring the Bell
  • DZ Directory

Past issues can be downloaded from the ASM Online Archives.

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