CH1 and CH2 Canopy Course
6 jump, 2-3 day course is designed for
either new skydivers working towards their British A-Licence
qualification (BPA CH1), those working
towards their Britsh B-Licence qualification (BPA
CH2), or more experienced jumpers wanting to improve
their existing skills. We will teach you how to formulate
a safe flight plan and help you to develope new techniques
to make the most out of your time under canopy. We will
aim to adapt the course to suit the needs of the
individual and offer a price inclusive of coaching,
video debrief and hop 'n' pop slots on the aircraft. This
course is also perfect for those working towards their A-Licence
under the USPA system.
Freefall Addicts Canopy School is run by Barry Maple, who
is a qualified British Parachute Association CH1
and CH2 coach.
is also an AFF instructor and S&TA (safety and training
advisor) for the largest parachute association in the world,
so you can rest assured you are in good hands.
our course we will show you how to organise dispatch from
the aircraft for safe canopy seperation based on size, type
and weight of the jumper.
have a set of canopy drills to practice above 2500 feet
including use of rear risers, use of front risers, harness
turns, flat turns (braked turns) and finding stall points.
We will show you how to monitor loss of altitude in each
of these maneouvers.
next section will look at how to extend the range of your
canopy so you can recover from deep spots (using toggles
and rear risers), how to transfer landing patterns to different
areas and how to fly to your final setup point.
the above skills are components of the BPA CH1
will then move on to look at canopy recovery, flare points
and the landing sequence, whilst incorporating the final
requirements of the BPA CH2 course: Pre-declared
landings, rear riser avoidance turns and general traffic
course is of benefit for all skydivers wishing to improved
on their safety and awareness whilst under canopy.
will aim to always keep numbers in the group to a reasonable
level and can offer advice on future training and equipment
course will start with a ground school and theory session.
On each jump you will be given a set of skills to practice
and will be asked questions about you experiences whilst
landings and last portions of your canopy flight will be
filmed so that you can be debrief on the ground.
will be six sessions, each followed by a hop 'n' pop jump.
the end of the course you will get our canopy manual and
a copy of your video footage.
mentioned above, this course is inclusive of ground school
lessons, coaching fees, video debrief and hop 'n' pop slots.
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