REGISTRATION OPENING SOON:
OPERATION BLACK CAT IV- Break out your Tiger Stripes and OG107s, RCPT-USA will be holding our fall training and proficiency event at Kay Larkin Field, Palatka, Florida from 26 October- 1 November 2020 in honor of our Vietnam Veterans.
Hosted by RCPT-USA
Main Aircraft -TBD (Planned UH1 Huey)
Guest Speaker: Former Vietnam POW Bill Arcuri CPT(ret) B-52 pilot shot down and parachuted over Cambodia.
Jumpers - Event Fee - $50 (Fee includes: T-Shirt, Dinner Saturday Night, Hanger Rental and Port-a-lets)
Basic Round Canopy Jump Course -$525 (must be RCPT-USA Member- must join team prior to registration) 27-30 October 2020. Instruction is for members who have no round canopy jump experience or have had an extended break from round canopy jumping and needs in-depth training in round steerable canopies (SF-10/MC6, MC1, or SET 10 type canopies). Total cost for the course is $525, which includes professional instruction, a reference manual, parachute rental 5 jumps, 5 repacks from our on-site rigger service, and 5 lift tickets on the Cessna 182/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.
Extended Jump Refresher - $200, 27-29 October 2020. For new RCPT-USA members wishing to jump with RCPT-USA with prior steerable round canopy experience. This 2 jump Refresher Course is for jumpers who have been to a Basic Airborne Course, 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 basic round canopy parachuting course and will update jumper on current SF-10A parachutes and jump procedures in order 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 for two jumps. 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 - (Free Member benefit) 30 October 2019. BAR is for returning RCPT-USA members only who have not jumped in the last 180 days but have participated in RCPT-USA jump events in the past. You must register for the event as a jumper/strap hanger in order to register for BAR. This 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 returning RCPT-USA members who have jumped with RCPT-USA before. If you are new to RCPT-USA this is not the refresher for you.
Training is for members only, membership registration must be completed separately.