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APRIL 2021 - OPERATIONAL REGULATIONS, REGULATORY SCHEDULES AND OTHER DOCUMENT UPDATES

EFFECTIVE 1 APRIL 2021

Download the new 2021 regulations from the Publications page or here:

These new regulations are binding on all members of the APF and apply to parachuting activities conducted or undertaken under the auspices of the APF. As usual, an Amendments table in each document lists significant changes since the previous issues (01 April 20). All changed text is also highlighted throughout each document by a vertical line in the left-side margin adjacent to changed text.  Here is a summary of key points relevant to your title/group:

All Jumpers

  • OR 4.3.2 - Qualifications obtained overseas by APF Members converted to APF equivalent
  • OR 12.5.2 - Align equipment requirements for novices with other sport jumpers (including reserve packing cycle)
  • RS 52 4.1(f) - Update qualifying descent table
  • RS 60 5.1(c), 5.3(b), 8.2(a) - Changes to Authorised Appointed Person

Chief Instructors, Instructors and Coaches

  • OR 9.3.4 (& 7.1.1) - Verification of compatibility of CRW equipment by a CRW Coach
  • RS 53 8.3(d), 8.4(ii) - Coach appointment approval amendment
  • Certificate A Training Guide - Addition of Buddy Checklist and additional checks during every pack
  • Certificate B Training Guide - Competency requirements and pack assessment guidelines to pack un-supervised

Tandem Masters

  • Tandem Endorsement Guide 2.5 - Update Buddy Checks and Circle of Awareness requirement

Jump Pilots

  • OR 5.2.7 - Mandatory seat stops for Cessna

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