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Tales from the Bonfire By Ed Kruse   (Feb 2021) People Tales from the Bonfire

In 1962, I was in winter training with the U.S. Navy Parachute Team, the Chuting Stars, in El Centro, California. One day, we were quite surprised to see Jacques-André Istel, president of the Parachute Club of America (USPA’s predecessor organization), arrive in his shiny new Cessna 182.

Response to "The First 75"   (Nov 2021) Recent News
Ask a Rigger | How Do I Know If My Rig is “Freefly Friendly”?   (Nov 2021) Safety & Training Ask A Rigger
Results of 2022-2024 Board Elections Are In   (Nov 2021) Event News Homepage USPA
Follow the USPA Nationals October 15-31!   (Nov 2021) Competition Homepage USPA
Kyle Lobpries | D-33714 By Brian Giboney   (Nov 2021) People Profiles
Foundations of Flight | RAM-Air Parachute Anatomy—Wing Properties   (Oct 2021) Safety & Training Foundations of Flight
Terminal Pressure—Designing a Parachute to Land the Perseverance Rover By Connor Kelsay   (Oct 2021) Event News Features
Alice Hicks |D-23554 By Brian Giboney   (Oct 2021) People Profiles
The Summer 2021 USPA Board of Directors Meeting   (Sep 2021) Event News Homepage USPA
Noah Watts | D-28514 By Brian Giboney   (Sep 2021) People Profiles
DZ Unknown   (Sep 2021) Features Safety & Training
Adeline Gray—Daredevil in Nylon A USPA Staff Report   (Aug 2021) People
Larger Than Life—The 2021 International Skydiving Hall of Fame Inductees By Doug Garr   (Aug 2021) People

Each year the International Skydiving Museum inducts a select few men and women who have “defined, promoted, inspired and advanced the sport at the highest levels” into its Hall of Fame.

Sonya Higley | D-29840 By Brian Giboney   (Aug 2021) People Profiles
Foundations of Flight | Ram-Air Parachute Anatomy—Cells   (Aug 2021) Safety & Training Foundations of Flight
Skydiving Safety—Where We’ve Been and Where We’re Going By Director of Safety and Training Ron Bell   (Jul 2021) Safety & Training

Safety has always been a priority for the United States Parachute Association and its predecessor organizations, National Parachute Jumpers-Riggers Inc. (1946-1957) and the Parachute Club of America (1957-1967).

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