Featured Friday - Raul Villlamil

August 14, 2015

Skydive Arizona is a big drop zone. No - a GINORMOUS drop zone with a lot of people from visiting to local jumpers, to staff, pilots, instructors, gr
ound crew, maintenance, manifest to teams, event organizers and load organizers!!! The Featured Friday series is aimed at getting to know the people that make Skydive Arizona work and rock

In this week's series, Skydive Arizona is featuring fun jumper and local packer, Raul Villamil!

What inspired you to make your first jump? 
My sister inspired me. 

Where did you come from before Skydive Arizona and what made you choose to come here? 
Westside Skydivers in Texas. Heard about an opening on the packing mat, and also heard that Skydive Arizona is an amazing DZ full of opportunities.

How fast can you pack a parachute? 
5 minutes. Can do it faster if needed, but is not gonna be pretty, lol!

What’s the most number of pack jobs you’ve done in a day? 117

Speed Round (quickly choose without thought):

First load or sunset load? 
Sunset load

Sky or tunnel? 

Dacron or Vectran? 

Swoop-n-chug or Just chug?  
Just chug

Packer or Nylon Engineer? 

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