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Free diving and flying
JMPdiver - 6/01/2015 5:41 AM
Category: Free Diving
Replies: 2

Good day all,
I was wondering if free diving and scuba diving has the same rules when it come diving. If i free dive do i still have to wait 24hr to be safe for flying. Free diving to about 30-40 ft. no deeper.
RockRat2008 - 6/01/2015 6:20 AM
The issue with SCUBA and flying is breathing compressed air from the SCUBA cylinder at depth.

Since you are taking a breath at the surface, then descending to depth and returning to the surface, there is no issue.
BeekeeperGreg - 6/02/2015 9:35 AM
Be very careful Free diving after SCUBA and research Flying after Free diving.
DCS can occur in both cases but the information is not as well documented as with SCUBA.