1/13 Amigo Man Skydives over El Paso

2/13 Six skydivers in star formation over far east El Paso

3/13 Skydive over west El Paso

4/13 Sunset skydive on the border

5/13 Skydiving over far east El Paso

6/13 Skydiving exit over far eastside desert

7/13 Skydive over NE side of El Paso, Texas

8/13 Skydiving in NE El Paso

9/13 Skydiving promo for Nabisco over White Sands, NM

10/13 Parachutes opening over West Texas Airport, 1983

11/13 End of skydive over White Sands, NM

12/13 Skydive over NE El Paso 1979

13/13 Freefall freedom!

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El Pasoans free falling over El Paso with Amigo Man joining them. This is from around 1981 and is taken over the far east side looking west toward the Franklins. Look for Zaragosa Rd. in foreground, George Dieter above, and further up, Lee Trevino. Mostly all prime desert land

Eastside / Montwood, (1990 - 1999), Sports

  • skydive, parachute, amigo man, horizon, climate, desert, eastside, franklins, map, aerial view, aviation, fun,

cool

nice it looks very crazy

where is it?

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Photo taken over West Texas Airport, c. 1982. That's Americas Ave. veering off to the right in the right-side middle of picture. Lower Valley in immediate top half and beyond that, Mexico.

Eastside / Montwood, (1990 - 1999), Sports

  • Skydive, skydiving, lower valley, horizon city, west texas airport, mexico, desert, east side, parachute, parachuting, el paso, development, americas ave.,

i have alwas wanted to go sky diving and some day i will go

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A four-way skydive over Santa Teresa, N.M. overlooking the west side of El Paso and the Franklin Mts. c. 1982.
Mesa St. - Country Club Rd, McNutt Rd, Doniphan, I-10, Transmountain Rd. all in photo. The sandy area off to the right middle is now Sunland Park Mall.

Upper Valley / Santa Teresa, (1990 - 1999), Sports

  • skydive, skydiving, west el paso, santa teresa, new mexico, rio grande, franklin mountains, parachute,parachuting, aerial view, upper valley, westside, sunland park mall,

HI ELPASO

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Sunset skydive over the Santa Teresa mesa with Franklin Mts. and El Paso's westside in background ~ 1996. Mesa St. stands out as does the meandering Rio Grande. The old ASARCO stack is very faintly visible just over Mt. Christo Rey

Upper Valley / Santa Teresa, (1990 - 1999), Sports

  • skydive, skydiving, sunset, west side, santa teresa, parachute, rio grande, franklin mts.,

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Exiting a WWII era plane, the Stinson V-77, which ferried jumpers to altitude for many years in the area. This taken over West Texas AIrport out between Horizon City and Americas Ave. back in the early to mid 80's.

Far Eastside / Horizon City, (1990 - 1999), Sports

  • skydiving, west texas airport, airplane, flight, aviation, parachute, horizon city, eastside,

how much does it cost?

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Exiting the V-77 Stinson over West Texas Airport.

Far Eastside / Horizon City, (1990 - 1999), Sports

  • skydiving, parachute, airplane, aviation, skydive, horizon city,

i did not know we had this

THIS IS SOO COOL

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Over the old McCombs Drop Zone during the summer of 1977. That part of the NE certainly has changed.

Northeast / Newman, (1990 - 1999), Sports

  • skydive
  • skydiving
  • northeast
  • NE
  • McCombs
  • franklins
  • Trans Mountain Rd.

where is the skydivers at

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5-way skydive over the old McCombs Drop Zone, known in the early 60's as Rattlesnake Flats. This photo was around 1978 and the beginnings of Chaparral, NM. can be seen in the background.

Northeast / Newman, (1990 - 1999), Sports

  • Skydive, parachuting, mccombs, newman, northeast, chaparral,

Hay que volar

No sé si estoy listo para volar

looks cool

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Allowed access to take off from Holloman AFB in Alamogordo, skydives were made over the edges of White Sands National Monument creating an unusual background. c. 1983

Out of Area / Out of Area, (1990 - 1999), Sports

  • Skydiving, skydive, white sands, holloman afb, alamogordo, nm, parachuting

Maravillosa experiencia de ser tan libre como el aire.

it looks cool

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Opening 'chutes with a young Horizon City in the background.

Far Eastside / Horizon City, (1990 - 1999), Sports

  • skydiving, horizon city, west texas airport, desert

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Skydiver tracking away from formation after a jump by White Sands, NM, c. 1983

Out of Area / Out of Area, (1990 - 1999), Sports

  • skydiving, skydive, white sands, alamogordo, holloman afb, parachute,

current dz??

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High over the McCombs Drop Zone with Franklins in background. War Rd. and O'Hare Rd. are visible, as well as the McGregor Range and Organ Mts. in far distance. That's the Newman Power Plant in middle of photo.

Northeast / Newman, (1990 - 1999), Sports

  • Skydiving, skydive, newman power plant, franklin mountains, war rd., o'hare rd., organs, mcgregor,

where can i sign up to do this?

Not sure --check the web for information.

Great arial views. I really love these great perspectives!

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Enjoying the view high above the McCombs Drop Zone, 1984. Patch of white in the distance is White Sands, NM. and the outline of the Sacramento Mts. are to the right. Chaparral, NM. in its very early days just under the jumper.

Northeast / Newman, (1990 - 1999), Sports

  • skydiving, sacramento mts., white sands, skydive, chaparral, parachute

that looks radical.

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