Friday, April 20, 2018


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Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Celebration of Life Planned for Larry Bagley

A celebration of life for Larry K. Bagley has been scheduled for June 1 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Thursday, March 29, 2018

Skydiving Luminary Larry Bagley Passes

Larry K. Bagley, D-4522, passed away on March 27 after a brief illness. He leaves behind his wife Cindi, D-10889. "Bags," as he was known, left a legacy in skydiving that few have ever matched or ever will. Arrangements are pending.

Monday, March 5, 2018

USPA Winter Board Meeting Concludes

The USPA Board of Directors met in San Antonio, Texas, March 2-4 for its winter board meeting.

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Chairman Drops Push to Privatize ATC

Late Tuesday night, the chairman of the House Transportation Committee announced that he was dropping his push to privatize air traffic control. Opposition by general aviation users, including members of USPA, prevented the idea from getting any traction within Congress.

Thursday, January 4, 2018

USPA Collegiate Championships a Success!

The 2017 USPA National Collegiate Parachuting Championships wrapped up Tuesday, January 2, at the Florida Skydiving Center in Lake Wales. The competition, the longest-running collegiate event in history, drew 82 college skydivers from across the U.S. As always, The U.S. Military Academy and U.S....

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

USPA Call to Action: Oppose ATC Privatization (Updated 10-3)

THIS MAY BE OUR LAST CHANCE TO SAVE SKYDIVING FROM DIRE CONSEQUENCES The proponents of the bad idea of stripping air traffic control from the FAA, and handing it to a new private corporation are planning to have the House vote on their bill--HR 2997--next week. All of the general aviation (GA)...


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