Section 6: Advanced Progression
Important Reference Numbers
- group freefall—6-1
- freeflying, freestyle, and skysurfing—6-2
- rate of descent and time table—6-3
- night jumps—6-4
- water landings—6-5
- canopy formation—6-6
- high altitude jumps and oxygen use—6-7
- camera flying—6-8
- wing suits—6-9
- canopy flight fundamentals—6-10
- advanced canopy flight topics—6-11
Completing the basic instruction and earning a license presents many new opportunities for advanced progression in skydiving. Advancement in one or more of the areas discussed in this section will help to improve your skills and increase your enjoyment and satisfaction from the sport.
Information in this section provides guidance for night jumping, water landings, canopy formation, high altitude jumps, flying a camera, jumping wingsuits and advanced canopy flight.
These guidelines will also assist you in meeting your skill and knowledge requirements for the USPA B, C, and D licenses and USPA ratings.
who needs this section?
- jumpers planning to engage in new types of skydiving activities
- jumpers planning extraordinary skydives
- jumpers working on advanced USPA licenses and ratings
- USPA Instructors conducting night and water jump briefings
- USPA officials advising jumpers on extraordinary skydives