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Operation Black Cat III

  • 14 Oct 2019
  • 20 Oct 2019
  • Skydive Palatka

Registration

  • Basic Jump Refresher - (Free Member benefit) 18 October 2019 Fee is for event registration and the Refresher Course is a free member benefit. BAR is for RCPT-USA members who have not jumped in the last 180 days but who has participated in RCPT-USA jump events in the past. This 8 hour course will update the jumper on current SF-10A parachutes and jump procedures, to prepare them for a jump at the end of the course. This course is for RCPT-USA members who have jumped with RCPT-USA. You do not need a separate registration if you register for the jump refresher.
  • Extended Jump Refresher - $200, 15-18 October 2019. This 2 jump Refresher Course is for jumpers who have been to a Basic Airborne Course, but who are not on current active duty jump orders, or who have never jumped with RCPT-USA, and have not jumped in the last 180 days (or 18+ years!). This 3 day course runs congruently with the BRCJC and will update the jumper on current SF-10A parachutes and jump procedures, to prepare them for 2 jumps at the end of the course. The course price includes professional instruction, a reference manual, jump fee, parachute rental, and parachute repacking. At the conclusion of the Extended Jump Refresher the jumper is free to attend and jump at the event as they so choose.
  • Extended Jump Refresher - $275.00 ($xxx for Members) 15-18 October 2019. This 2 jump Refresher Course is for jumpers who have been to a Basic Airborne Course, but who are not on current active duty jump orders, or who have never jumped with RCPT-USA, and have not jumped in the last 180 days (or 18+ years!). This 3 day course runs congruently with the BRCJC and will update the jumper on current SF-10A parachutes and jump procedures, to prepare them for 2 jumps at the end of the course. The course price includes professional instruction, a reference manual, jump fee, parachute rental, parachute repacking, and RCPT-USA Annual Membership. At the conclusion of the Extended Jump Refresher the jumper is free to attend and jump at the event as they so choose.
  • October 20, 2019

    Jumpers must be registered for Operation Black Cat III

    Cost is $150, if you use a team rig, or $125 with jumper owned parachutes. Main and reserves parachutes will need to be washed and dried within 24 hours prior to repacking or risk being unservicable.

    All jumpers will be required to wear flotation device.

    ALL jumpers for the deliberate water jump must have current (within the last 12 months) water jump training. RCPT-USA will run the wet canopy classes throughout the week, as time, personnel, and resources permit.

    No combat equipment. No helmets.

    Jumpers must wear shoes and clothes that are suitable for water activities, won't come off, or present a hazard in the aircraft or the air - so no swim fins or flip flops. Recommended jumpers not wear boots.
  • For current round canopy jumpers. Jumpers who are current members or strap hangers who have jumped in the last 180 days. Event fee to cover some food, maybe a t-shirt, and some DZ expenses.
  • This 15-20 Oct 2019 course is for RCPT-USA members who have paid membership dues previous to registering for a course. Total cost for the course is $525, which includes professional instruction, a reference manual, parachute rental, 5 repacks from our on-site rigger service, and 5 lift tickets on the Cessna 182 or Kodiak, and the events main aircraft. After completing the first jump course, you will receive a RCPT-USA Certificate of Completion, RCPT-USA wings and enter the world of round canopy parachuting.
  • This registration is for jumpers who have not previously paid dues and joined RCPT-USA. Total cost for the 15-20 Oct, 2019 course is $600, which includes professional instruction, a reference manual, parachute rental, 5 repacks from our on-site rigger service, and 5 lift tickets on the Cessna 182 or Kodiak, and the events main aircraft, as well as RCPT-USA Annual membership. After completing the first jump course, you will receive a RCPT-USA Certificate of Completion, RCPT-USA wings and enter the world of round canopy parachuting.

Registration is closed


OPERATION BLACK CAT III

Hosted by Skydive Palatka and RCPT-USA

Static Line & Freefall Operations 

Main Aircraft  -SKYVAN

More details & info to come

Jumpers - Event Fee - $50 (lunches, logistics)

Basic Round Canopy Jump Course -$600 ($525 for Members) 15-20 October 2019-  This 5-day course teaches the basics of jumping with a military static line steerable round parachute. It is for those with no previous parachuting experience, experienced skydivers who have not jumped with a round parachute before, and those with previous round canopy experience who desire recurrency training after a long break in service or who simply want to learn. You will be instructed on the use of the SF-10A parachute, currently in use with the US Army as part of the MC-6 parachute system.  Instruction will include equipment familiarization, actions in the aircraft, actions during descent, landing techniques, the basics of round canopy control and emergency procedures. After completing ground training, you will conduct 3 jumps from a Cessna 182 or Kodiak and 2 jumps form the event special contracted airframe from 1,500 feet AGL. Total cost for the course is $600.  After completing the first jump course, you will receive a RCPT-USA Certificate of Completion. 

Extended Jump Refresher - $275   ($200 for Members) 15-20 October 2019.  This 2 jump Refresher Course for Troopers who have been to a Basic Airborne course, but who are not on current active duty jump orders, or who have never jumped with RCPT-USA, and have not jumped in the last 180 days (or 18+ years!). This 3 day course runs congruently with the BRCJC will update the jumper on current SF-10A parachutes and jump procedures, to prepare them for 2 jumps at the end of the course from either the Cessna or Kodiak. The course price includes professional instruction, a reference manual, jump fee, parachute rental, parachute repacking, and RCPT-USA Annual Membership. At the conclusion of the Extended Jump Refresher the jumper is free to attend and jump at the event as they so choose.

Basic Jump Refresher - (Member benefit) 18 October 2019  Refresher Course is for RCPT-USA members who have not jumped in the last 180 days but who has participated in RCPT-USA jump events in the past. This 8 hour course will update the jumper on current SF-10A parachutes and jump procedures, to prepare them for a jump at the end of the course. This course is for RCPT-USA members who have jumped with RCPT-USA.  Jumpers are still responsible for the $50 event fee.

 

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