BRITISH PARACHUTE ASSOCIATION ―
APPROVED TANDEM PARACHUTE MODIFICATIONS
TD 400 Tandem
RIGGERS 2nd Dec 99 & STC 10 Feb 00 (Safety Information 1/00)
Any recognised Tandem Main canopy
into any BPA accepted Tandem Container. IMPORTANT: See full wording in Part 2 - Tandem - General section
RIGGERS 23rd Nov 06
3. ACCEPTANCE OF THE PERFORMANCE VARIABLE TD400 TANDEM PARACHUTE SYSTEM FOR STUDENT USE
An application for the acceptance of the Performance Variable TD400 Tandem Parachute System for Student use had been submitted from Paul Applegate and circulated to those present.
Following some discussion, it was proposed by Rick Boardman and seconded by Kim Newton that the above equipment be accepted for Student use.
..... (also see Riggers 29th Mar 07 below)
RIGGERS 29th Mar 07
1. MINUTES AND MATTERS ARISING FROM THE RIGGERS MEETING OF THE 1 FEBRUARY 2007
The Chairman of STC advised those present that Bill Sharp also had asked the Committee for a number of clarifications from previous meetings:
- Bill had asked for clarification on an equipment clearance issue from the Riggers Committee Meeting of the 23 November 06. At this meeting the Committee had accepted a modification to the Performance Variable TD400 Tandem Parachute system.
Bill had asked that in order for the accuracy of the BPA Approved Tandem Modification Website, for the Committee to confirm that the main and reserve combination presented with this Tandem container, was still as published in the original Form 258 (Contrail 390 main, Quick 400 reserve). This information was required so that any modifications to this original setup could be accurately recorded for the future.
The Committee was advised that the above combination of equipment as quoted by Bill Sharp was correct.