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20TH PARACHUTE RIGGER COURSE

Date:
24.07.2019 - 28.07.2019
Times:
09:00 to 20:00
Place:
Airborne School - Slovakia
Address:
European Paratroopers Association - Airborne School, Kúpeľná 106/26,958 04 Partizánske, Slovakia
Description:
Military parachute rigger course with highly qualified rigger instructors coming from NATO's airborne forces.

Event Information

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QUICK EVENT OVERVIEW

The PARACHUTE RIGGER COURSE is a military parachute rigger training course designed to give our members the opportunity to learn basic parachute rigger techniques and advance their military parachute skills and experience. During our course you will receive an intensive full-immersion theoretical and pratical parachute rigger training, in accordance to military standards, by highly qualified rigger instructors coming from NATO's airborne forces. The aim of this course is to familiarize students with the basic military parachute rigger techniques, and round parachutes systems packing procedures. These parachute rigger techniques and packing procedures are being used worldwide by paratroopers and airborne forces. Static line round parachutes packing procedures, parachute systems minor repairs and maintenance, and safety procedures will be emphasized. During this course the students will acquire rigger capabilities, skills and knowledge required to packing military round canopy parachutes. Rigger students will be required to demonstrate their personnel parachute proficiency by physically performe a parachute jump with any parachute they have packed. You will improve your airborne experience and your military parachute skills. You will learn the work of a military rigger and you will be ready to support the EPA airborne operations. Please note that this course is also open to former former military riggers that need a refresh. Personnel interested to take part in the rigger refresher training have to contact us for details. 

 

NOTE: This event is open only to our members. You must be a current member of European Paratroopers Association - i.e. have paid your annual EPA membership fees 2019.

 

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AWARDS & WINGS EXCHANGE

At the end of the course - once you have successfully completed the pratical examination, you will be ready to move onto the final step - inspecting and repacking 10 main parachutes and perform the required parachute jump descent with any parachute you have packed to be finally awarded with the European Rigger Wings (EPA parachute Rigger badge and certification). If eligible, after you have performed the required tests, as true wings exchange you may be awarded with foreign Rigger Wings by the host Unit’s responsible Training Officers. Different foreign Rigger Wings may be awarded. Master Rigger from many nations like the Slovakia, Italy and USA and more nations may join to award their national rigger wings. The rigger qualified members, interested to earn a set of foreign rigger wings have to contact us for details.

 

 EPA PARACHUTST WINGS   ITALIAN RIGGER BADGE   US ARMY RIGGER BADGE    

FURTHER INFORMATIONS

Further event informations and the Event Info-Sheet will be provided on request, as well as informations on promotions, discounted rates, group booking and special conditions for military units.

 

EVENT FEE

€350. Please note that this is an all-inclusive price. The European Paratroopers Association offers Military Parachuting Events for one low ALL INCLUSIVE PRICE with NO SURPRISE OPTION SALES.

 

REGISTRATION & PAYMENT

You have to confirm your participation by completing the online registration process and paying the event fee. Only a limited number of places available – first come first servedUpon payment, you will get your Registration Pack.

 

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