CAPTION(S): The parachute landing area at Sibson Aerodrome, near Peterborough
What does PLA stand for?
PLA stands for Parachute Landing Area
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Should the turbine be built within 1,200m of the centre of the parachute landing area (PLA), with the proposed site actually 675m from its centre, we will be unable to drop student parachutists when the wind blows in a south-west or north-east direction, which for the vast majority of the time it does.
Eugene Skydivers and Wright Brothers Skydiving were forced to find new parachute landing areas this summer, after both the city and the state withdrew permission for skydivers to continue using the longtime drop zone.