Monday, May 28, 2018


USPA will close at 1 p.m. on Friday, May 25, in observance of Memorial Day and will reopen at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, May 29.
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Monday, May 21, 2018

NAA Selects Skydiving World Record as “Most Memorable”

Each year, the National Aeronautic Association selects what it considers aviation's most memorable records from the previous year and honors those records at an event near Washington, D.C. 

Thursday, May 10, 2018

USPA Seeks New Director of Competition & Records

"In his four-year tenure, Randy has elevated USPA's stature in the world arena of skydiving competition and records," said USPA Executive Director Ed Scott. "We thank him and wish him well."

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Another ATC Win for Skydiving!

The action calls worked and it now appears that the needed FAA funding bill will pass without changes to the structure of air traffic control. “Once again, we thank our members who made the calls in defense of skydiving’s airspace needs,” said USPA Executive Director Ed Scott.

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Air Traffic Control and Skydiving Again Face Threat!

This proposal would pull ATC out of the FAA and move it to the U.S. Department of Transportation, where a new Management Advisory Council, populated with airline interests, would serve as the ATC board of directors.

Friday, April 20, 2018

Vigil Releases Service Bulletin for Mandatory Compliance

Advanced Aerospace Designs has released a Public Service Bulletin PSB-01-2018, regarding certain Vigil II and Vigil 2+ Automatic Activation Devices. The bulletin provides instructions for updating the firmware of affected units that can generate an error code during high-altitude jumps above...

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Celebration of Life Planned for Larry Bagley

A celebration of life for Larry K. Bagley has been scheduled for June 1 in Salt Lake City, Utah.


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