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Published on Monday, July 1, 2019
USPA is looking for 15 remarkable photographs for the 2020 USPA Skydive Calendar. Email submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org or visit parachutistonline.com/p/submissions. If emailing, please indicate “calendar submission” on the subject line. Photographers must submit entries by July 31 for consideration.
Please take the following into account when submitting:
USPA aims to display a variety of skydiving disciplines in the calendar. The Communications staff selects photographs based on uniqueness, composition, clarity and overall appeal. Photographers receive $150 for each photo selected.
Author: USPA Staff
Categories: Five Minute Call
Tags: July 2019
On October 23, Advanced Aerospace Designs issued reminders of approaching deadlines for compliance with its last two service bulletins.
PIA released Service Bulletin PSB-10092020 affecting after-market tandem main risers constructed with obsolete RW2 rings. All sport tandem main risers produced with RW2 rings, or equivalent sized rings, are affected regardless of the hardware manufacturer, the date of manufacture, the material type or the forging process used. This PSB does not affect "solo" main risers that use RW2 rings. Compliance is MANDATORY – REPLACE BEFORE THE NEXT JUMP.
The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Uninsured United Parachute Technologies, LLC (UPT) parachutes. This AD results from reserve pin covers (RPCs) catching on the parachute container flaps and preventing the reserve parachute from deploying. This AD requires modifying the RPC before the next parachute jump and replacing the RPC at the next reserve parachute packing. The FAA is issuing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products.
It’s no secret that more and more people are turning to giving gifts of experiences instead of material things.
Strong Enterprises issued Service Bulletin #35 mandating inspection of the 3-ring attachment on tandem drogues manufactured between June 22, 2020, and February 2, 2021 whose last three digits of the serial numbers between 625 and 714. Status is MANDATORY. Compliance is IMMEDIATE – before the next jump.
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