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29TH PARACHUTE RIGGER COURSE

Date:
04.08.2021 - 08.08.2021
Times:
09:00 to 20:00
Place:
EPA Airborne School
Address:
Kleparivska St, 39А, Lviv, 79000, Ukraine
Description:
Intensive basic round canopy military parachute rigger training course in accordance with NATO military standards.

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. 

 

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 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. 

 

NOTE: During this event the Parachute Rigger Badges listed below will be awarded:

 EPA RIGGER PATCH   ITALIAN RIGGER BADGE   US ARMY RIGGER BADGE    

EVENT FEE OPTIONS

This event is open only to our members. To join it you must be a current member of the European Paratroopers Association - i.e. have paid your annual EPA membership fee 2021. There are four possible fee options for this event, all you have to do is check out these options and select the correct one for you:

 

• EVENT: 472

For who have already paid the annual EPA membership dues and do not want avail of the transfers, hotel stay, meals and drinksThis rate cover:

1. The Parachute Rigger Course. Five (5) days of practical and theoreticalmilitary parachute rigger training course. Assistance for the parachute rigger pratical examination portion of the training; One (1) static line military round canopy parachute jump descent with the current operational military round canopy parachute systems the student have packed during the examination (jump ticket included); Jump helmet rental; Ground safety; Parachutist insurance certification and activity fees; European static line military round canopy parachute rigger certification (diploma & badge); Course package; Furthermore a FREE national parachute rigger set (Italian).

 

• EVENT + MEMBERSHIP: 527

For who have not yet paid the annual EPA membership dues and do not want avail of the transfers, hotel stay, meals and drinksThis rate cover:

1. The Parachute Rigger Course. Five (5) days of practical and theoreticalmilitary parachute rigger training course. Assistance for the parachute rigger pratical examination portion of the training; One (1) static line military round canopy parachute jump descent with the current operational military round canopy parachute systems the student have packed during the examination (jump ticket included); Jump helmet rental; Ground safety; Parachutist insurance certification and activity fees; European static line military round canopy parachute rigger certification (diploma & badge); Course package; Furthermore a FREE national parachute rigger set (Italian);

2. The EPA Membership. One (1) year European Paratroopers Association membership.

 

• ALL-INCLUSIVE EVENT PACKAGE: 855

For who have already paid the annual EPA membership dues and want avail of the transfers, hotel stay, meals and drinksThis rate cover:

1. The Parachute Rigger Course. Five (5) days of practical and theoreticalmilitary parachute rigger training course. Assistance for the parachute rigger pratical examination portion of the training; One (1) static line military round canopy parachute jump descent with the current operational military round canopy parachute systems the student have packed during the examination (jump ticket included); Jump helmet rental; Ground safety; Parachutist insurance certification and activity fees; European static line military round canopy parachute rigger certification (diploma & badge); Course package; Furthermore a FREE national parachute rigger set (Italian);

2. The transfers, your hotel stay, meals and drinks. Six (6) nights hotel full board accommodation (breakfast, lunch and dinner) in shared room, Wi-Fi Internet access, and taxes, as well as all transfers from the School to the Drop Zone and back.

 

• ALL-INCLUSIVE EVENT PACKAGE + MEMBERSHIP910

For who have not yet paid the annual EPA membership dues and want avail of the transfers, hotel stay, meals and drinksThis rate cover:

1. The Parachute Rigger Course. Five (5) days of practical and theoreticalmilitary parachute rigger training course. Assistance for the parachute rigger pratical examination portion of the training; One (1) static line military round canopy parachute jump descent with the current operational military round canopy parachute systems the student have packed during the examination (jump ticket included); Jump helmet rental; Ground safety; Parachutist insurance certification and activity fees; European static line military round canopy parachute rigger certification (diploma & badge); Course package; Furthermore a FREE national parachute rigger set (Italian);

2. The transfers, your hotel stay, meals and drinks. Six (6) nights hotel full board accommodation (breakfast, lunch and dinner) in shared room, Wi-Fi Internet access, and taxes, as well as all transfers from the School to the Drop Zone and back.

3. The EPA Membership. One (1) year European Paratroopers Association membership.

 

REGISTRATION & PAYMENT

Register to this event is very easy, and can take only a few minutes. We accept payments through PayPal, so you can use your PayPal account or your Credit Card to pay for this event.

 

To register, follow this simple steps:

1. Select your event Fee Option (Event, Event + Membership, All-Inclusive Event Package or All-Inclusive Event Package + Membership);

2. Select your Event No. and Date;

3. Type your personal data (Name and Surname) and contact info (E-mail address). Please do not forget to provide your name, surname and email address so that we can contact you.

Then click the “PAY NOW” button. This will take you to the PayPal page where you have to confirm your participation by paying the event fee.

 

Upon payment, you will get a confirmation email (Please make sure you provided your email address and we will email you the Registration Pack to complete your registration).

So, if you're feeling ready for it, go ahead and start the registration process:

 

Fee Options
Event No. and Date
Name and Surname
E-mail address

 

 

 

If you prefer to pay by bank transfer, please contact us and we will provide you with our banking details. Please note that bank transfers can take about 2-5 days and that your registration process will be completed only after the transaction is complete.

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