Tuesday, April 24, 2018

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Vigil Releases Service Bulletin for Mandatory Compliance

Vigil Releases Service Bulletin for Mandatory Compliance
Friday, April 20, 2018

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 27,000 feet. Compliance is mandatory before any jump made from 27,000 feet, or higher, or by no later than May, 2020 for those with affected units who are not making any high altitude jumps.

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Celebration of Life Planned for Larry Bagley

Celebration of Life Planned for Larry Bagley
Wednesday, April 11, 2018

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

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Skydiving Luminary Larry Bagley Passes

Skydiving Luminary Larry Bagley Passes
Thursday, March 29, 2018

Larry K. Bagley, D-4522, passed away on March 27 after a brief illness. He leaves behind his wife Cindi, D-10889. "Bags," as he was known, left a legacy in skydiving that few have ever matched or ever will. Arrangements are pending.

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USPA Winter Board Meeting Concludes

USPA Winter Board Meeting Concludes
Monday, March 5, 2018

The USPA Board of Directors met in San Antonio, Texas, March 2-4 for its winter board meeting.

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Chairman Drops Push to Privatize ATC

Chairman Drops Push to Privatize ATC
Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Late Tuesday night, the chairman of the House Transportation Committee announced that he was dropping his push to privatize air traffic control. Opposition by general aviation users, including members of USPA, prevented the idea from getting any traction within Congress.

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