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United States Parachute Association

Each year, more than half a million people enjoy the life-changing experience of jumping out of an airplane for the first time. United States Parachute Association members, numbering around 42,000 along with about a half million first-timers, made roughly 4 million skydives last year at more than 230 USPA-affiliated skydiving centers across the country.

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The United States Parachute Association is a voluntary non-profit membership organization of individuals who enjoy and support the sport of skydiving. The association is incorporated in New York and follows the by-laws contained in the USPA Governance Manual.

Membership in USPA provides education that enhances safety, benefits that keep you secure, and services to keep you skydiving.

Monday, March 25, 2024

USPA Adopts Voluntary Safety Management System (SMS) for Group Members
SMS is a documented, structured, proactive approach to managing safety within an organization. USPA has produced a template based on ICAO and FAA guidelines that can be customized to meet each operation’s specific needs. An effective SMS program can benefit DZs by reduced risk, enhanced...

 

Friday, January 28, 2022

USPA and NTSB Educational Links
As a potential aviation safety improvement, USPA and the NTSB have collaborated to provide the educational links below to help jump pilots and operators improve the safety of jump flights. FAA Safety – Flying for Jump Operations Back to Basics Flying for Skydiving Operations...

 

Thursday, January 6, 2022

2021 Safest Year Ever for U.S. Skydiving

 

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