Round Canopy parachuting team - usa

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INTERESTED IN JUMPING WITH RCPT-USA?

CURRENCY AND TRAINING REQUIREMENTS:

Current and Qualified Parachutists:
          RCPT Member or military or government trained parachutists, and
          1 parachute jump within the last 180 days

Refresher Students:
          RCPT Member or military or government trained parachutists, and
          have jumped within the last 5 years - Basic Airborne Refresher, or
          have not jumped in over 5 years - Extended Airborne Refresher

All current and qualified parachutists are welcome to attend to RCPT - USA events! If you are a not a member but are a currently serving or former military trained parachutist, or a members of other round canopy parachuting organizations, please attend as a straphanger!

If you need Refresher training, please register for an event or contact us at rcpt.us@gmail.com for scheduling.  BAR is a 1 day event, and the Extended Refresher is typically 3 days, but can be longer based on student needs.

International Guests:
If you are an international RCPT member, foreign jumpmaster, or have graduated from an allied military training course and wish to jump with RCPT-USA, please contact us about qualifications and currency. We do have many international members, this is not a barrier to participation and you are welcome to attend our events!


EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENTS:

Parachutes and Reserves:
Steerable round canopy static line parachutes using a direct bag deployment system (SF-10A, MC1-1, SET-10, MC-6, and MC-7) are acceptable for use. Any modified parachutes must be inspected for airworthiness.

FAA regulations require that all Reserve parachutes be inspected and repacked by an FAA certified parachute rigger every 180 days.

MC1-1D, SF-10A, and MIRPS rental parachutes available for members.

Helmets:
Suitable options include the M1 helmet with swivel bales, Advanced Combat Helmet (ACH), OpsCore BASE or FAST, Team Wendy, Revision, Pro-Tec, Crye Airframe, PT Helmets, and PASGT.  

Airsoft helmets are not suitable for parachuting!

Clothing:
Airshows and demonstration jumps may require specific uniform items (such as M1942 or M1943 uniforms).

Participants at training events are welcome to wear any military uniform or appropriate civilian attire suitable for parachuting (pants, long sleeves, and boots). 

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