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Issue 81

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 81


  • Directors Direction
  • Diary of the SOS & JOS World Record Attempts
  • Adventure WIngsuiting
  • Team Bellatrix
  • APF Symposium of Significance
  • W.A. 8-Way Development Camp
  • Funny Farm
  • J-Bay Performance Flying & Formation Camp
  • Pull Ya Strings Bro
  • Women in Adventure Sport
  • Smeds 10,000th Jump Pig
  • Laurie ‘Truck’ Sams SC Skydive
  • Safety Matters
  • The Australian Indoor Skydiving Championships
  • Jules McConnel Canopy Course
  • 2-way CF E-League
  • DZ Dayz
  • Ring the Bell
  • DZ Directory


Issue 80


  • Directors Direction
  • Redeveloping the DevelopmentOfficer
  • Aust. National Championships
  • Aust. National Canopy PilotingChampionships
  • Aust. 1st Wingsuit Championships
  • The History of Wind Tunnels
  • Icarus Safire 3
  • Upright World Record
  • Pull Ya Strings #1
  • Downunder Dynamics -Freeflying in Australia
  • The Value of Star Crest Jumps
  • Safety Matters
  • Good Canopies, Bad Decisions
  • APF - Change and ContinuousTransitions
  • APF Sport Development
  • DZ Dayz
  • Ring the Bell
  • DZ Directory


Issue 79


  • Directors Direction
  • World Air Games
  • Skyplay
  • Coffs Harbour Point Break Cash Drop Promotion
  • 17th Asiania Parachuting Champs & China International Open
  • My Blackest Day
  • Ladies Picton Sequentials
  • Great Barrier Boogie - NZ
  • Team Need for Speed
  • WD40 Goes Paragliding
  • APF Incentives & Competitions
  • Safety Matters
  • iFly Gold Coast has Opened
  • How to get Tunnel Fit
  • Clash of Champions - Inflight Dubai
  • Surviving B.A.S.E.
  • Wingsuit B.A.S.E. Safety
  • Happy Snaps
  • DZ Dayz
  • Ring the Bell
  • DZ Directory

Past issues can be downloaded from the ASM Online Archives.

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